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Turkey Used Chinooks First-Time In Drill

Turkey Used Chinooks First-Time In Drill 3 May, 2017

The Turkish Ministry of National Defence announced today on twitter that the CH-47F Chinook heavy transport helicopters were used for the first time in the Erciyes-2017 military exercise.

Turkish Armed Forces received the first Chinook helicopter in 2016. CH-47F can carry total of 55 full-equipped troops or 22 stretches and has a maximum speed of 315 kilometers per hour. Capable of carrying 10 thousand 886 kilograms of cargo, the platform features twin Honeywell T55-GA-714A engines.

Turkey Used Chinooks First-Time In Drill

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