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May 04, 2009

Sikorsky Briefs Quad A On X2

Sikorsky Unveils X2 TECHNOLOGY Light Tactical Helicopter Concept 

Sikorsky is unveiling its X2 TECHNOLOGY Light Tactical Helicopter (LTH) design at the Army Aviation Association of America annual convention. The new mockup reflects Sikorsky's concept for potential military application of the high-speed enabling X2 TECHNOLOGY.

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Marines Play Key Role In Balikatan Mission

During Balikatan ‘09, every member of every unit has a role to play. One of the most vital roles takes place on the flight line. The Marines of Marine Helicopter Squadron Medium (HMM-262) are responsible for service members participating in Balikatan getting equipment, supplies and transportation to provinces that can’t be reached by car.

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Venezuelan Helo Crash Kills 18

Mi-35 Downed Sunday

A Russian built Mi-35 helicopter has gone down in Venezuela, killing 18 crew and passengers on board. Ostensibly involved in border patrol, the Mi-35 was carrying soldiers to patrol the 1400 mile border with Colombia and stopped communicating for no published reason about mid-day, near the town of El Alto de Rubio.

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