History of War : 2020-07-09

OPERATOR’S HANDBOOK : 64 : 64

OPERATOR’S HANDBOOK

OPERATOR’S HANDBOOK DESIGN Modificati­ons to the aircraft for special operations include a forward-facing infra-red (FLIR) video camera pod. This captures the surroundin­g environmen­t and relays it to the pilot, enabling safe flight in total darkness. The fuel tank, landing gear and body frame are all reinforced, greatly increasing survivabil­ity. Even the pilots’ seats are designed to absorb and nullify any critical impact. Many iterations, such as the MH-60G Pave Hawk, also feature an in-flight refuelling probe, to greatly extend the aircraft’s operationa­l flight time. “THE FUEL TANK, LANDING GEAR AND BODY FRAME ARE ALL REINFORCED, GREATLY INCREASING SURVIVABIL­ITY” 64

© PressReader. All rights reserved.