Chinook in Afghanistan

As the Association of the US Army (AUSA) hosted an annual aviation symposium on 13-14 January, army aviation leaders bluntly called attention to the branch’s future predicament.

Col Randolph Rotte, aviation division chief on the army’s headquarters staff, issued a call for immediate action. There is currently no strategy to replace the Boeing CH-47 Chinook, one of which is seen below operating in Afghanistan, as well as Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk and Boeing AH-64D Apache. Read more…

Chinooks FINT 25 Jan.jpg(Photo: ISAF)

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One Response to Chinook in Afghanistan

  1. Uwe 26 January, 2011 at 12:41 pm #

    http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?166977-Mi-26T-resucing-Chinook-in-Afghanistan/page3
    http://www.aerospaceweb.org/question/helicopters/q0284.shtml
    http://cr4.globalspec.com/blogentry/11904/Heavy-Lift-Helicopters

    It is not quite clear how many distinct “liftout” mission
    for defunct chinooks have been done in Afghanistan.

    Looks like two or three.

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