Army Aircraft Icing
The Sherpa aircraft provide troop and equipment transport, airdrop, and
medical evacuation for cargo up to 7,820 pounds. Eight Sherpas are authorized
per theater aviation battalion to provide the commander with the essential ability
to move troops and equipment rapidly within the theater of operations. The
Sherpa can operate from short, unpaved airfields.
UC-35A Cessna Citation Ultra/UC-35B Encore
This aircraft is an efficient, medium range (8001,800 nautical miles), all-
weather airplane that transports commanders and staff so that they can perform
command, liaison, administration, and inspection duties. It also is to move high-
priority personnel and cargo. Eight UC-35s are authorized per theater aviation
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
The Hunter short-range UAV provides corps and division personnel with
reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition, and battle damage informa-
tion in near-real time, day or night.
The Shadow 200 UAV was selected in December 1999 to be the Army's