Air International 2019-01
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Special warfare combatant craft crewmen from a special boat team, stationed at Naval Base Coronado, California train with an MH-47G assigned to the 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington at Moses Lake. Crewmen rig the boat to the MH-47G as it hovers above, and then climb a rope ladder to board the helicopter before moving to the final destination, where they will slide down a rope to the boat before the helicopter disconnects the hoist cables.
An MH-47G Chinook assigned to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky plugged into the aerial refuelling basket of an MC-130 over the Adriatic Sea.
An MH-47G assigned to the 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington over Moses Lake with an underslung boat known as a special warfare combatant craft.
An MH-47G Chinook assigned to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky plugged into the aerial refuelling basket of an MC-130 over the Adriatic Sea.