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Old 13-02-2015, 10:27 PM   #6
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The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is an American twin-engine, tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopter. Its primary roles are troop movement, artillery placement and battlefield resupply.. It has a wide loading ramp at the rear of the fuselage and 3 external-cargo hooks.. With a top speed of 170 knots (196 mph, 315 km/h) the helicopter was faster than contemporary 1960s utility and attack helicopters. The CH-47 is among the heaviest lifting Western helicopters.. Its name is from the Native American Chinook people..The Chinook was designed and initially produced by Boeing Vertol in the early 60's; it is now produced by Boeing Rotorcraft Systems.. It is one of the few aircraft of that era – along with the fixed-wing Lockheed C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft..The helicopter has been sold to 16 nations with the U.S. Army and the Royal Air Force being its largest users..First flight 21 September 1961...

Suh was one of 16 troops killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan on June 28, on a daring daylight mission to reinforce an outnumbered four-man SEAL reconnaissance squad in 8,000-foot mountainous terrain..Kunsan K-8 Air Base is a United States Air Force base located at Gunsan Airport, which is on the west coast of the South Korean peninsula bordered by the Yellow Sea..Kunsan Air Base is the home of the 8th Fighter Wing, "The Wolfpack," assigned to the Pacific Air Forces Se7enth Air Force and the 38th Fighter Group of the Republic of Korea Air Force..The history of Kunsan Air Base dates back to 1938, when Japanese forces occupying Korea built a base near Kunsan for fighter-interceptor aircraft..Improvements to the base were needed, however, to accommodate jet fighters.. The 27th FEW was reassigned at the end April and The Army's 808th Engineer Aviation Battalion built a 5,000 feet (1,500 m) runway to replace the sod runway constructed by Japanese.. Under this system, each base in Korea received a "K number," simplifying positive identification when referring to the various bases. Kunsan received the number K-8, while Osan Air Base was also known as K-55...



Troops unload from a CH-47 helicopter in the Cay Giep Mountains, Vietnam, 67...

During the 70's, the United States and Iran had a strong relationship, in which the Iranian armed forces began to use many American military aircraft, most notably the F-14 Tomcat, as part of a modernization program..After an agreement signed between Boeing and Elicotteri Meridionali, the Imperial Iranian Air Force purchased 20 Elicotteri Meridionali-built CH-47Cs in 1971.. The Imperial Iranian Army Aviation purchased 70 CH-47Cs from Elicotteri Meridionali between 72 and 76.. In late 78, Iran placed an order for an additional 50 helicopters with Elicotteri Meridionali, but that order was canceled immediately after the revolution; but 11 of them were delivered after multiple requests by Iran..Despite the arms embargo in place upon Iran, it has managed to keep its Chinook fleet operational..

Xu is a surname of Chinese origin..Seo, sometimes romanized Suh or So, is a royal Korean family name.. The Seo Clan in Silla was founded by Kim Alcheon.. The descendants of this royal bloodline are part of a lineage that was once renowned for its imperial success during the early 9th century..Seo is now the 11th most common surname in Korea and is held in esteem in economic and military circles..Seh (Persian: سه‎; also known as Sō and Sūh) is a village in Murcheh Khvort Rural District, in the Central District of Shahin Shahr and Meymeh County, Isfahan Province, Iran..The county has 4 cities: Shahin Shahr, Meymeh, Vazvan, and Gaz..The Isfahan province covers an area of approximately 107,027 square km and is situated in the center of Iran..Historians have recorded Espahan, Sepahan or Isfahan initially as a defense and military base..The historic village of Abyaneh, a nationwide attraction, also has Sassanid ruins and fire temples among other historical relics..He also played in the 2005 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.. In basketball, he earned honorable-mention All-League honors as a junior and senior..Six years ago, when she was 18, Iris Shim struck up a friendship with Andrew Suh, a fellow Korean-American who'd once attended her family's church, the Korean Martyrs' Catholic Church of Chicago on North Kedvale..Suh (Black Widow) had accused Hironaka of "double-crossing" her, but said in court that she made a mistake and was satisfied with her..She was the sole beneficiary of his $250,000 insurance policy and she tried to collect on it a few weeks after his darth..

The Chinook was used both by Argentina and the UK during the Falklands War in 1982.. The Argentine Air Force and the Argentine Army each deployed two CH-47C helicopters, which were widely used in general transport duties..Approximately 163 CH-47Ds of various operators were deployed to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq during Operation Desert Shield and the subsequent Operation Desert Storm in 1990–91..Since the type's inception, the Chinook has carried out secondary missions including medical evacuation, disaster relief, search and rescue, aircraft recovery, fire fighting, and heavy construction assistance.. According to Suresh Abraham, the Chinook's ability to carry large underslung loads has been of significant value in relief operations in the aftermath of natural disasters...

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