Defence Helicopter

Soldiers perform successful parachute jump from the UH-72A Lakota

1st May 2009 - 12:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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The UH-72A Lakota demonstrated its versatility and capabilities as a multi-mission airborne platform on April 8, when five soldiers from Fort Polk, Louisiana became the first on post to perform a successful jump from EADS North America’s Light Utility Helicopter.

The high altitude, low open jump marked the third from ...

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