United States delivers MD-530F helicopters to Kenya Defense Force

Two MD-530F Cayuse Warrior Helicopters prepare to takeoff during a Helicopter Handover Ceremony at Embakasi Barracks, Kenya, Jan. 23, 2020. The ceremony (During the ceremony, six MD-530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters were delivered to the KDF in a symbolic handover. Six more MD-530F helicopters will be delivered to the KDF in the near future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor)
Two MD-530F Cayuse Warrior Helicopters prepare to takeoff during a Helicopter Handover Ceremony at Embakasi Barracks, Kenya, Jan. 23, 2020. The ceremony (During the ceremony, six MD-530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters were delivered to the KDF in a symbolic handover. Six more MD-530F helicopters will be delivered to the KDF in the near future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor)
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