The CH-53D, one of the oldest aircraft in the Marine Corps, recently added a new trick to its arsenal in support of operations in Afghanistan, Aug. 17. The aircraft, from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, conducted rapid ground refueling of AH-1W Super Cobras, allowing the smaller attack helicopters to allow them to fly farther and longer on combat operations.
|Date Posted:||08.25.2011 10:03|
|Location:||CAMP LEATHERNECK, AF|
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