U.S. Army helicopters participate in unique joint exercise in Greece

On Saturday, the 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment has announced that U.S. Army’s 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), together with Hellenic Armed Forces, executed Eddie’s Odyssey, a first of its kind, joint training mission on Velopoula Island and over the Aegean Sea. The unit press release said that […]

U.S. military says it found potential risk with new Chinook rotor blades

On 13 January, the Pentagon’s director of operational test and evaluation has released his 2020 annual report on major Defense Department weapon systems, highlighting the identified issues with new fully composite blades of Chinook CH-47F Block II helicopter. Developed by Boeing and the U.S. Army, the ACRB is a new fully composite blade with a swept-tip design. […]