CH-53 E in Training During MAWTS-1 Exercise


04/20/2015: U.S. Marines assigned to Landing Support Company, 1st Transport Support Battalion, attach an up armored Humvee to a CH-53E Super Stallion during an external lift exercise at auxiliary airfield 2 near Yuma, Ariz., April 3, 2015.

Some shots highlight the refueling of the CH-53E while exercising its lift mission.

The exercise was part of Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-15 hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre. MAWTS-1 provides standardized tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics.

Credit:Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Combat Camera:4/3/15