B-roll footage featuring AH-64 Apache helicopters while loading on & unloading out of the aircraft.
00:00 – South Carolina National Guard Soldiers participate in an operational testing-exercise for a new AH-64 blade-folding kit. The test includeded the loading of an AH-64 Apache helicopter onto a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft, multiple take-offs and landings, and the final unloading of the AH-64.
01:19 – U.S. Soldiers from the 82nd CAB, 82nd Airborne Division, load, unload, transport, assemble and fly two AH-64 Apaches. This training helps prepare the units in the event of the activation of the Global Response Force, a cornerstone capability of the 82nd Airborne Division.
05:37 – Unloading two AH-64D Apache helicopters out of a C-5 Galaxy.
The C-5 can carry up to six Apache helicopters in a single load depending on configuration. The C-5’s payload capacity made it the ideal choice for the relief in place.
Credits: South Carolina National Guard video by Senior Master Sgt. Carl Clegg; U.S. Army videos by Staff Sgt. Christopher Freeman, Sgt. 1st Class Joel Gibson
Thumbnail Credit: U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Roberto Di Giovine, South Carolina National Guard
The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.
Derivative works: Military Archive
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