Nighttime in Iraq – and it is impossible to hid from the Apache Helicopter…
This movie is as dry as its title, but it shows how far along technology had come when weather was an obstacle the US Army sought to overcome.
Silent film documents rescue of an injured soldier in the jungle of Vietnam.
Afghanistan National Army soldiers practice air assault operations with a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter and U.S. Army soldiers from 2 Battalion, 82 Combat Aviation Brigade at the Provincial Coordination Center, Khowst, Afghanistan, April 14, 2007.
Army 1st Cavalry Division personnel assembling a CH-47D Chinook helicopter at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. Various views of helicopter rotor assemblies with its attached components being hoisted by a Rough Terrain Crane onto a CH-47D helicopter mainframe. Personnel connecting and adjusting various helicopter engine and transmission components.
Raw footage shows Vice President Nixon being briefed on the use of helicopters to ferry important officials around Washington DC. Date appears to be around 1959.
In 1963 Air Mobile operations in Vietnam were so revolutionary the US Army made this introductory film to explain the concept and to introduce the UH-1A Armed Helicopter, the UH-1B Armed Helicopter and the H-21 Troop Carrier. Part B shows how an actual strike operation – including some surprises along the way.