This large mine-sweeping helicopter is in service with various special units of the U.S. Navy and the Japanese self-defense forces.The Sea Dragon is a 3-engine version of the twin-engine CH-53 which first saw service during the 60's and was widely used by the Marines and in special rescue versions by the U.S. Air Force.
This light combat helicopter has been designed for the Italian army and has been delivered to various units. It is equipped with sophisticated night vision equipment for its anti-tank missile armament; other complex flight control instruments are also part of the Mangusta's electronic gear.
The medium transport and attack helicopter Chinook, developed for the U.S. Army during the sixties in its most recent versions, is also in service with many other armed forces around the world. The MH-47 is equipped with sophisticated night vision, satellite navigational systems and defense armament based on various machine guns.
Based on the helicopter design Bell AH-1 Huey Cobra which was used in great numbers in Vietnam, Bell developed the improved version AH-1W SuperCobra which has better fighting power and other features. First delivery of this prototype to the US-Marine-Corps was in 1986.