Monday, January 20, 2014

Mil Mi-8 "Hip" Helicopter

A Mi-8 "Hip" helicopter simulates an attack while being scoped by a Dutch Stinger Missile Platoon (Not shown) on McGregor Range, New Mexico during Roving Sands '99, June 21, 1999. Roving Sands is a one-of-a-kind event that is the world's largest Joint Tactical Air Operations exercise.

It melds the Command, Control, Communications, and Computer Elements; Air Defense Artillery; and Aircraft; of the Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, and Multinational Forces, into a Joint Integrated Air Defense System (IADs). Location: MCGREGOR RANGE, NEW MEXICO (NM) UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA)

National Archives Identifier: 6512112. Local Identifier: 330-CFD-DF-SD-01-00436.jpeg Mil Mi-8 17,000+ Soviet Union/Russia. The Mil Mi-8 is the most-produced helicopter in history Still in production 1961–present.

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '99 Base: Mcgregor Range State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Jerry Morrison Release Status: Released to Public.

Mil Mi-8 Hip Helicopter

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Creator(s): Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. (1994 - ) (Most Recent) Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. (06/21/1979 - 09/30/1985) (Predecessor) Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. (1988 - ca. 1993) (Predecessor)

From: Series : Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files, compiled 1982 - 2007, documenting the period ca. 1786 - 2007 Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1921 - 2008

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