A decade since the mission, here’s what we know about those helicopters—and stealth aircraft in general.
A decade ago yesterday, the US carried out one of the most famous and surprising military actions of the 21st century: the covert raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 2, 2011.
To get to that location from Jalalabad, Afghanistan, the SEAL team (and a dog) flew in two helicopters, a trip of some 90 minutes. Those choppers, as former president Barack Obama describes in his new memoir, A Promised Land, were “two Black Hawk helicopters that had been modified for stealth.”
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WNU Editor: It makes you wonder what has been developed in the past ten years.
Hat tip Fred for the above link.