It was a cool April morning and the Arctic Falcons of U.S. Army Alaska Aviation Task Force were hard at work, as Chinooks, Blackhawks and Apaches checked systems in preparations for lift-off -- a typical day for Army aviation in Alaska.
Apache Attack Helicopters Get Skis And Crew Survial Pods For Arctic Combat
The Pentagon is realizing that fighting in the frigid north may be more of a possibility than ever as Russia prepares its forces for sustained arctic operations. Now a handful of the US Army’s attack helicopters are getting optimized for this scenario, receiving skis, a pilot survival pod and being tested to see how they adapt to the extreme environment.
Boeing AH-64 Apache Metal Desk Top Model 18" Attack Helicopter Aircraft Decor
Boeing AH-64 Apache Metal Desk Top Model 18"" Attack Helicopter Aircraft Decor
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