"Air Assault": Air mobile infantry revolutionized the speed and range in which infantry units could be deployed. Utilizing helicopters, air-assault units focus on seizing and holding key terrain that has not been fully secured, and are used to directly engage enemy forces. Episodes include: "Vertical Flight: Origin and Development", "The HU-1 "Huey": Birth of Air Assault", "Black Hawk: Next Generation Air Assault", "Operation Neptune Spear: The Bin Laden Raid". "Gunships": The development of air mobile infantry created a need for helicopter gunships to protect the air cavalry. This DVD traces the evolution of the helicopter gunship from the AH-1 Cobra during the Vietnam War to the Apache that was deployed in the 1st & 2nd Gulf Wars. Episodes include: "The Cobra: Beginning of Helicopter Gunships", "The Apache: Next Generation Helicopter Gunships", "The Kiowa Warrior", "Russian Terror: The Mi-28 Havoc". "Medevacs & Heavy Lifters": This DVD covers the helicopter's development & evolving role both as medevac transport for casualty evacuation, as well as a "heavy lifter" for troop and artillery emplacement, and battlefield re-supply. The helicopter has revolutionized the mobility and use of infantry on the modern battlefield. Episodes include: "Dustoff: Medevac Helicopters", "Heavy Lifters: Transport Helicopters", "Vietnam Air Rescue".
Featuring: Bell 47 Sioux, Bell AH-1 Cobra, Bell OH-58 Kiowa, Bell UH-1 Iroquois "Huey", Boeing AH-64 Apache & 64D Longbow, Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight, Hughes OH-6 Cayuse, MD AH-6 Little Bird, Mil Mi-24 Hind, Mil Mi-28 Havoc, Piasecki H-21 Shawnee, Piasecki PV-3, Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion, Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw, Sikorsky H-5, Sikorsky HH-53 Super Jolly Green Giant, Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon, Sikorsky R-4, and Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk.
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|DVD Release Date:||04/10/2012|
|Run Time (in minutes):||180 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Digital Sound|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.68|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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