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Boeing CH-47 Chinook – the new devil in Indian Air Force.

The first Chinook Heavy lift helicopter out of four which India has bought from America came into play today.

Chinook CH-47 is a heavy duty helicopter which are used by many advance Air Forces in the world today. Its performance is unparallel.

Chinook is a multi-purpose, vertical elevator platform helicopter used to carry soldiers, weapons, equipment and fuel. It is also used in human and disaster relief operations. It can also be used to deliver relief material and save a large number of people.

A CH-47 Chinook from Detachment 1, Company B, 3-238th Aviation, lifts a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle into the air and takes a lap around the area to ensure the sling-load was executed properly. The exercise took place during Northern Strike 16 at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Aug. 9, 2016. Northern Strike 16 is a National Guard Bureau-sponsored exercise uniting approximately 5,000 Army, Air Force, Marine, and Special Forces service members from 20 states and three coalition countries during the first three weeks of August 2016 at the Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center and the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, both located in northern Michigan. The exercise strives to provide accessible, readiness-building opportunities for military units from all service branches to achieve and sustain proficiency in conducting mission command, air, sea, and ground maneuver integration, and the synchronization of fires in a joint, multinational, decisive action environment. (Michigan National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Oposnow/Released)

The Chinook is a multi-mission aircraft inuse by U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, National Guard and more than 19 countries, including Canada, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Japan, Italy, Greece, Spain, South Korea, Australia and the United Arab Emirates.

It has a whooping top speed of 315 Km/hr. And it has the capability to perform task on every situation.

India has emerged as one of the largest buyer of weapons and army supplies in the world. The raffle deal and now Chinook is just the beginning.


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