GULF OF THAILAND (Feb. 7, 2010) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) refuel an AS332 Super Puma helicopter during an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199). Essex is part of the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is participating in Cobra Gold 2010, a co-sponsored U.S.-Thailand multinational exercise.
Helsinki,Finland received last of 20 NH90 helicopters NH Industries troop transport. Finland had ordered in 2001.1st Finnish NH90 flight took place in 2004 and deliveries began 4 years later.Since then fleet accumulated 7,500 flight hours.NH90 TTH new generation suitable for wide range of missions among most demanding:logistics & transportation utility,combat search & rescue,medical evacuation,special operations & counter-terrorism.
An Army Air Corps Apache attack helicopter takes off from the deck of the Royal Navy's amphibious assault helicopter carrier HMS Ocean