UH-1 Iroquois

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  • Uh-1 Huey Helicopter In Korean War

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    warfighting and troop survivability. UH-1 Huey Helicopter, or Utility Helicopter, was the one machine that was created by Bell that change the concept in warfighting and giving the United States the upper hand in war. On several

  • Aviation Unit Maintenance Company History And Future

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    COMPANY HISTORY AND FUTURE IN THE MONTANA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD NCOA SFC William Felde 15KSLC 17-002 SFC Hernandez Aviation Unit Maintenance Company History and Future in the Montana Army National Guard The Aviation Unit Maintenance Company (D Company 1-189th AVUM) has a very long and proud tradition in the Montana Army National Guard of providing safe and mission capable aircraft to the Battalion for training, state emergencies, and federal deployments. D Company has always performed maintenance operations

  • The United States Armed Forces Rotary Wing Aircraft

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    The UH-60 Black Hawk has been in service for the better part of three decades. The Army has invested into a new program called Future Vertical Lift (FVL). This program will develop a replacement for the United States Armed Forces rotary wing aircraft that include the UH-60 Black Hawk, AH-64 Apache, and CH-47 Chinook. The aim of the program is to develop an airframe that will combine several roles into one aircraft, effectively cutting down costs for the military. Many different design concepts

  • Fact Verses Fiction in O'Brien's The Things They Carried Essay

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    Fact Verses Fiction in O'Brien's The Things They Carried "The difference between fairy tales and war stories is that fairy tales begin with 'Once upon a time,' while war stories begin with 'Shit, I was there!'" (Lomperis 41). How does one tell a good war story? Is it important to be accurate to the events that took place? Does the reader need to trust the narrator? In The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien examines what it takes to tell a good war story. He uses his own experiences in

  • Innocence...Forever Lost Essay

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    A beautiful flower with delicate petals sits in a lush green jungle. As a violent storm with fierce winds surfaces on the horizon, the flower yields with each gust. Unable to withstand the torrential downpour and harsh winds, it loses its petals and snaps from the intense pressure. This exact thing happens to Mary Anne as “The Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong” unfolds. Even though people have the capacity to endure great tragedy, suffering and violence, the sheer brutality of war permanently strips

  • Black Hawk Down Analysis

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    “The books we read answer questions we didn't even know existed” -Axel Marazzi. Books are the gateway to new knowledge that engulfs our minds, and allow the reader to expand his or her brains by obtaining new information. This process is crucial to a teenager’s life, as they are still growing an developing. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden is a novel written about the Somali Civil War in 1993, and is currently a popular choice for high school teachers to teach to their students. “Bowden’s recounting

  • Attack Helicopters History

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    AH-1 pilots had reservation about the lack of door gunners and the completely enclosed cockpits. In the other helicopters in Vietnam there were door gunners that had the ability to providing protective fires and observation the flanks. The AH-1 was the first completely enclosed cockpit and the pilots would not be unable to hear gunfire until it was very close. The technique

  • History Of Air Assault Operations During The Korean War

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    History of Air Assault The purpose behind my topic is to simply show a little insight to the beginnings and processes of how air assault operations came about. The importance aviation played from Korea through Vietnam and onto the complex battlefield that is being fought today. Throughout history we have seen what using aviation and specifically utility based aircraft in a role of something more deliberate such as aerial reconnaissance, troop transport, medevac and logistical missions can do for

  • Aeromedical Evacuations In The Korean War

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    In the early 1990s, the Army created a new specification for a dedicated MEDEVAC helicopter to be designed around the updated UH-60L airframe. “It was designated as the UH-60Q DUSTOFF that was an acronym for “Dedicated Unhesitating Service To Our Fighting Forces” (Leoni, 2011). It was equipped with new medical equipment including an oxygen generating system, a cardiac monitoring system, a powered

  • Medical Evacuations In Vietnam War Essay

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    evacuation and movement of the wounded in the Korea War. However, the Army redesigned the concept of medical evacuation by using a larger helicopter that could carry medics and first responders. (Dorland & Nanney, 1982) This larger aircraft, the UH-1 Iroquois, was first used by the 57th Medical Detachment in Vietnam. Once in country, the medical service corps realized the helicopter needed another feature, the hoist. The creation of the hoist was developed through the understanding of the terrain