Tag: helocasting

Soldiers, Marines train together for helocast operations

Soldiers, Marines train together for helocast operations

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The blades from a U.S. Marines Corp UH-1Y “Super Huey” stirred up the sea and sand as the helicopter maneuvered alongside the coast, here, for six Soldier teams to plunge into the warm Pacific waters for a helocast insertion, May 16.

Continue Reading

“In case of an emergency, stand up and exit the helicopter”

“In case of an emergency, stand up and exit the helicopter”

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Helocasting from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter off the coast of Hawaii sounds like the perfect scene for a big screen action movie or military recruiting video.

Continue Reading

‘Raiders’ conduct helo training with Air Force, Marine Corps counterparts

‘Raiders’ conduct helo training with Air Force, Marine Corps counterparts

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Soldiers of Comanche Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, “Raiders,” 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, conducted fast rope insertion extraction system (FRIES) techniques with their Marine Corps and Air Force counterparts, here, Tuesday.

Continue Reading

3-25th validates aircrews on gunnery, water survival

3-25th validates aircrews on gunnery, water survival

| December 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aircrews from three companies successfully completed aerial gunnery over water with different helicopters.

Continue Reading

‘Raiders’ hone skills with helocast into Pacific

‘Raiders’ hone skills with helocast into Pacific

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Soldiers from Troop C performed a series of day and night rappels, that eventually culminated into a day and night helocast, combat equipment, into the Pacific Ocean.

Continue Reading

Comanche Troop, 3-4th Cav., conducts helocast training

Comanche Troop, 3-4th Cav., conducts helocast training

| April 24, 2015 | 3 Comments

Swimming in the water can be tough, but on this day, the wind and water made it harder, giving even the experienced swimmers a hard time.

Continue Reading