OH-58D Kiowa Warriors from Task Force Saber, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade demonstrating all aspects involved with a flight mission including shooting rockets and .50 cal machine gun near Jalalabad, Afghanistan on March 3, 2012.
An interview with a pilot follows the demonstration.
The OH-58D is the Army's scout and reconnaissance aircraft that provides close combat support and security for ground forces. It carries a crew of two, and a variety of armament, including 2.75" rockets, a .50 cal machine gun, and hellfire rockets.
Take a look at this incredible military footage of the Kiowa in action: