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USAALS Department of Attack Helicopter Training (DAHT)

Headquarters DAHT plans, coordinates, prepares, and implements the maintenance training of US Army Attack and Scout helicopters for all United States and Allied Forces. It monitors courseware, as well as instructor performance, to ensure the student receives the highest quality training. DAHT is the administrative link between its divisions and Headquarters, United States Army Aviation Logistics School.

DAHT provides enlisted resident and nonresident maintenance training on the AH-64A Apache, AH-64D Longbow and OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters. It also provides leadership training for Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course (BNCOC) and the Warrant Officer Aircraft Armament Maintenance Technician Course (AAMTC). The unit offers hands-on system troubleshooting training using the A7+ and L7 Armament/Avionic/Electrical automated training devices.

Scout Helicopter Division (SHD): The Scout Helicopter Division conducts three courses of instruction (67S10, 67S20/30, and 67S30), processing an average of 200 to 300 students a year, operating on a two-shift rotation program. The Division employs the latest training aids to instruct all facets of AVUM and AVIM maintenance for all OH-58D courses. The Scout Helicopter Division's mission is to train soldiers to be ready to perform an array of helicopter maintenance duties.

The unit's Common Enabling Skills Branch is designed to teach introductory aviation maintenance skills to all entry-level MOS's, processing an average of 1,100 to 1,400 students per year, within the Department of Attack Helicopter Training. The goal of this branch is to teach student about Army publications to include Electronic Technical Manuals, aviation safety, shop and flight line practices, the fundamentals of The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS), and the use of the Unit Level Logistics System - Aviation (ULLS-A).

Advanced Attack Armament Division (AAAD) : Personnel in this division develop and present the latest AH-64A Apache and AH-64D Longbow attack helicopter armament, electrical, and avionics system technical training to warrant officer and enlisted personnel of active, reserve, and allied forces. The division trains close to 600 students annually in AH-64A/D initial entry, transition, non-commissioned officer and warrant officer courses of instruction.

Advanced Attack Helicopter Division (AAHD): The division's mission is to train Active, Reserve, and Allied soldiers to be ready to perform an array of helicopter maintenance duties worldwide. The division conducts aviation maintenance training on the AH-64A (Apache) attack helicopter. The Advanced Attack Helicopter Division currently uses 10 AH-64A attack helicopter airframes and one A-2 Flight Control and Drive System Trainer for the 67R10, 67R2/30 (T), and 67R30 courses. The division is capable of training a large number of students each year to become aircraft repairers, technical inspectors, and supervisors on the AH-64A helicopter.

The division conducts aviation maintenance training on the AH-64D (LONGBOW) attack helicopter and is capable of training a large number of students each year to become aircraft repairers on the AH-64D attack helicopter. The division currently uses five AH-64D Airframe Engine Drive Train Systems Trainers (L-6) and one AH-64D Multiplex, Avionics, Visionics, Weapons & Electrical Systems Trainers (L-7) for the ASIY1 (67R (T)) and 67R30 courses. The division also trains and certifies the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Type II certification requirements in the ASIY1 (67R (T)) course. The division is programmed to receive four additional L-6 trainers, one Flight Control and Drive System Part Task Trainer (PTT) and two (Tail Rotor/Stabilator/Tail Landing Gear) PTTs during FY02 to support the 67R10 course that starts training in FY03.

Aircraft Armament Division (AAD): The Aircraft Armament Division (AAD) conducts six course of instruction on three shift for Regular Army and National Guard Initial Entry Soldiers, Advance Noncommissioned Officers, and Warrant Officers on the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Helicopter with a large annual student load of 300 students. The division incorporates current State-Of-Art Training on the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Helicopter, to include Computerized Multimedia Training System (MTS), Composite Maintenance Trainers (CMT) and Computerized Fault Insertion Test System (CFITS). The core portion of the Aircraft Armament Maintenance Technicians Course (AAMTC) for the AH-64, OH-58D Aircraft is also conducted within the division.

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