101st Combat Aviation Brigade [101 CAB] Ghostriders conducting preventative maintenance inspections [PMI] on helicopters to keep the aircraft in the fight Credit: 101st Combat Aviation Brigade Ghostriders , American Forces Network Afghanistan, Zabul, Afghanistan, June 18th, 2010.
Six heavy equipment operators with Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 are building an Assault Strip on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Edinburgh, Afghanistan. Credit: Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Fwd) Public Affairs, FOB Edinburgh, Afghanistan, June 23rd, 2010
Credit: 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California, June 3rd, 2010 This video, taken on June 3rd, 2010, shows a USMC Amphibious Assault Exercise at Camp Pendleton in California. Scenes includes shots of several elements of the amphibious assault force including helos, amphibious assault vehicles and fighter jets.
Crédit: Aerial shots of HMS Ark Royal and Harrier vertical takeoff, USMC, May 2010 More than 100 Marines of Marine Attack Squadrons 223 and 542 bussed out from the Cherry Point Theater May 15th, 2010 in route to Norfolk, Virginia, to embark HMS Ark Royal, a British Royal Navy aircraft…
Credit : Boeing, April 2010 The ABL program is at a turning point. In an interview, the Boeing Program Manager explained earlier to SLD readers the migration of ABL beyond missile defense. and underscores the importance of not throwing away the investments already made in a capability crucial for the…
Credit: 1st Marine Logistics Group Public Affairs, Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, April 2010 A helicopter support team connecting a mine roller to a helicopter and transporting it in a support operation in Afghanistan. ---------- ***Posted on May 11th, 2010
Jim Strock, Director, Seabasing Integration Division, Capabilities Development Directorate, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps Combat Development and Integration based at Quantico, discusses role of the seabase and the role of USMC Amphibious Ships and the impact of the V-22 and F-35 on the amphibious ships.
Credit : Northrop Grumman, 2010 This week’s video is excerpted from a longer film: this excerpt provides a perspective on the functioning of the Distributed Aperture System or DAS discussed this week in several articles on the website. ----------- ***Posted April 27th, 2010