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Global Military Rotorcraft: A Week in Photos

By S.L. Fuller | March 2, 2017
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Rotorcraft have jobs to do all over the world. Check out these photos from the U.S. Dept. of Defense — and Australian Defence — to catch a glimpse of what rotorcraft have been up to this week from Feb. 25 to March 2.

U.S. Soldiers with the California Army National Guard (CAARNG) conduct aerial flood damage assessment from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter in Oroville, Calif., Feb. 25, 2017. The CAARNG and federal agencies assisted state officials and local residents in the aftermath of a dam failure near Oroville, California, resulting from record precipitation over several months. (U.S. Army National Guard photo)

Assessing the Damage

U.S. soldiers with the California Army National Guard (CAARNG) conduct aerial flood damage assessment from a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk. The state guard and federal agencies assisted state officials and local residents in the aftermath of a dam failure near Oroville, California, resulting from record precipitation over several months. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army National Guard

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THESSALONIKI, Greece - UH-60 Black Hawk crew chiefs, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, install the external storage support system on one of eight helicopters which arrived at the Port of Thessaloniki Feb. 25. This is the first full aviation Regionally Allocated Force to support Operation Atlantic Resolve and U.S. Army Europe. (Photo by Spc. Kelsey Little, U.S. Army Europe)

Installing Storage Support

Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk crew chiefs from 10th Combat Aviation Brigade install the external storage support system on one of eight helicopters that arrived at the Port of Thessaloniki in Greece. This is the first full aviation regionally allocated force to support Operation Atlantic Resolve and U.S. Army Europe. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army

170228-N-XK809-250 EAST CHINA SEA (Feb. 28, 2017) Marines assigned to Combat Cargo receive supply pallets from an MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with the Henry J. Kaiser-class replenishment oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197). Bonhomme Richard is on a routine patrol, operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to serve as a forward-capability for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes/Released)

Special Delivery 

Marines assigned to Combat Cargo receive supply pallets from a Sikorsky MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during a replenishment at sea with the Henry J. Kaiser-class replenishment oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197). Bonhomme Richard is on a routine patrol, operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to serve as a forward-capability for any type of contingency. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy

Engineering Manager with the Navy Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unit, Lieutenant Commander Matt Hyam inspects the Schiebel Camcopter S100 Unmanned air System on display at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon. *** Local Caption *** The Australian Defence Force is proud to be part of the 2017 Australian International Airshow, with displays showcasing the latest military aviation assets and technology.

Readying the Camcopter

Lt. Cmdr. Matt Hyam, engineering manager with the Australian Navy Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unit, inspects the Schiebel Camcopter S100 unmanned air system on display at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon. The show is scheduled for March 3 to March 5. Photo by Cpl. Craig Barrett

Petty Officer Aircrew Jason Wilkman from 816 Squadron with Seahawk S70B-2 which is on display at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon. *** Local Caption *** The Australian Defence Force is proud to be part of the 2017 Australian International Airshow, with displays showcasing the latest military aviation assets and technology.

Seahawk on Display

Petty Officer Aircrew Jason Wilkman from 816 Squadron poses with a Sikrosky Seahawk S70B-2 on display at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon, Australia. Photo by Cpl. Craig Barrett

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