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Alaska National Guard rescue distressed person near Whittier

Story by Balinda O’Neal, Alaska National Guard JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — A UH-60M Black Hawk aircrew, Detachment 1, Gulf Company, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion from Alaska Army National Guard rescue a person from the Main Bay Hatchery 20 miles southwest of Whittier, Jan. 17. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center received a mission support Leer másAlaska National Guard rescue distressed person near Whittier[…]

Some helicopters and airplanes from aerial firefighters

In this article we will talk about some of the helicopters and planes currently used by aerial firefighters around the world. Aerial Firefighters Helicopters During wildfires the helicopters are used for firefighter and cargo transport to fighter the fires, water or retardant application, fire reconnaissance, aerial ignition operations, search and rescue (SAR), law enforcement missions, Leer másSome helicopters and airplanes from aerial firefighters[…]

CH-47 Chinook goes from engaging enemy fire to firefighting

The CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter is cappable from facing enemy fire to firefighting wildfires over the more larger forests. By Honeywell Aerospace In missions like these is easy find Roger Capps, whether flying the CH-47 Chinook over different conflict areas or firefighting wildfires in the parched American West. “I’ve been fascinated with aviation and helicopters Leer másCH-47 Chinook goes from engaging enemy fire to firefighting[…]

Firefly y FireGuard prolongados para extinguir Incendios forestales

Desde el lanzamiento del programa piloto en 2019, FireGuard (National Guard) y Firefly (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency) han proporcionado importante información para combatir los incendios forestales en la costa oeste de Estados Unidos. Los resultados son muy positivos, por ello el Departamento de Defensa (DoD) ha prolongado el uso del programa Firefly hasta septiembre de 2022, Leer másFirefly y FireGuard prolongados para extinguir Incendios forestales[…]

Airbus delivers first UH-72B Lakota helicopter to the Army​ National Guard​

Columbus, Mississippi, 07 September​ 2021​ – Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has delivered the first UH-72B, the latest variant of its Lakota helicopter, to the U.S. Army National Guard from its production facility in Columbus, Mississippi. This delivery is the first of 18 UH-72B Lakota helicopters currently on order to support the National Guard’s critical missions. “With the Leer másAirbus delivers first UH-72B Lakota helicopter to the Army​ National Guard​[…]

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