Tag Archives: MH-47
EXCLUSIVE: “ARMY ONE” OVER AFGHANISTAN- PRESIDENT OBAMA ARRIVES IN KABUL, FLIES WITH US ARMY 160th SOAR ABOARD A SPECOPS MH-47G CHINOOK!
Was this an homage to the same guys that delivered the US Navy DEVGRU SEAL operators to Osama Bin Laden’s hideout a year ago today? Is the MH-47 more incognito and survivable than Marine One over such a hostile territory … Read the rest of this entry
After those SEALs went down in an CH-47D, an old, tired helicopter not equipped for the special operations mission, I think this is totally relevant. *Some of you may say that a high end insertion platform may have made no … Read the rest of this entry
Today brought JUST TERRIBLE NEWS. An MH-47 Chinook from the 160th SOAR took a RPG hit resulting in a massive loss of life onboard. The helicopter and its eclectic warriors were responding as a fast reaction force for troops who were needing … Read the rest of this entry
PURCHASING NEW VIP & NON COMBAT LOGISTICS HELICOPTERS ARE MORE OF A PRIORITY THAN NEW CSAR HELICOPTERS????
So buying an overblown, non-deployable force protection asset is more important than giving the Combat Search And Rescue guys a better suited machine than what they have been stuck with for years. The HH-60G is really operating at the edge … Read the rest of this entry
I have heard that H-47 drivers are a different breed: Now this is an extraction: Look at where the rear rotor blades are in relation to the rock wall: WHEELIES!: Another killer tail sit: Chasing the basket: Hitting the ropes: