The Grumman OV-1 Mohawk is a twin engine turboprop armed military observation and attack aircraft, designed for battlefield surveillance and light strike capabilities and was intended to operate from short, unimproved runways in support of United States Army maneuver forces.
The OV-1 served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and during Operation Desert Storm.
Starting in 1972, the Army National Guard began to receive the Mohawk, eventually operating 13 OV-1Bs, 24 OV-1Cs, and 16 OV-1Ds serving with three aviation units in Georgia and Oregon.
Role: light attack and observation aircraft
First flight: 14 April 1959
Introduction: October 1959
Retired: September 1996 USA
Number built: 380