Helicopters in the United States Army are one of the most important ways to transports troops and equipment from one location to another. They are also highly useful as attack aircraft. Often times the purpose of the aircraft being used to accomplish a mission will need to have the capabilities of a transport helicopter and an attack helicopter all rolled into one. This is exactly what you will find in the Army Black Hawk Helicopter.
Flying the Black Hawk
Those chosen to fly the Black Hawk as well as to perform gunner positions on the helicopter have an important mission to perform. This is why specialists are chosen to fly the aircraft and highly trained gunners are trained to make up the rest of the aircrew. This way all of the needs of the helicopter can be attended to at all times. This is why the Black Hawk is one of the most formidable helicopters in the Army’s arsenal.
The Uses of the Black Hawk
Other than just transportation for troops and equipment, the black hawk is used to perform special operations missions throughout the world. They are also used for electronic warfare and medical lifting. These helicopters are able to complete heavy duty missions because of their size. They are also light enough that they can travel great distances in a very short period of time. Click on the link above to find out even more about this great Army helicopter.