FRIDAY FOTO (January 4, 2013)

January 4, 2013 at 9:22 am Leave a comment

Big Gun, Bigger ‘copter

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter lifts an M777 howitzer over Helmand province, Afghanistan.  The huge, three-engine Super Stallion is capable of lifting 16 tons at sea level and carrying the load more than 50 miles and back. The  helo in this photo is assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing.

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