A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by horizontally-spinning rotors. This allows the helicopter to take off and land vertically, to hover, and to fly forward, backward and laterally. These attributes allow helicopters to be used in congested or isolated areas where fixed-wing aircraft and many forms of VTOL (Vertical TakeOff and Landing) aircraft cannot perform. The English word helicopter is adapted from the French word hélicoptère, coined by Gustave Ponton d'Amécourt in 1861, which originates from the Greek helix (ἕλιξ) "helix, spiral, whirl, convolution" and pteron (πτερόν) "wing". English language nicknames for …



CAPS: Centre for Air Power Studies · 4 December 2023

In the next 72 hours, dissatisfied with the progress of the rescue operation and the continuous accumulation of falling debris, to expedite the process, NHIDCL requested for multiple drilling equipment, …

the tunnel site. Mi-17s and Chinook heavy-lift helicopters were also pressed into service for ferrying loads November 22 to November 28: The IAF Chinook helicopters remained on high alert ‘hot Stand/by’ for the

ADR: Association for Democratic Reforms · 30 November 2023 English

The Petitioner had filed the present Writ Petition challenging the far reaching amendments made to various statutes by means of Finance Act 2016 and Finance Act 2017, which have allowed …

survival when they cannot provide cash e.g when helicopters are booked by parties for election campaigns

RAND Corporation · 29 November 2023 English

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) could develop a civil reserve space program to meet surge needs for space capabilities in crisis or wartime, akin to the Civil Reserve Air …

CRAF participants cannot carry cargo such as helicopters, Patriot missile batteries, or tracked vehicles

Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 29 November 2023 English

The Greens/EFA Group has always led in demanding that sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour is stamped out in politics. We have pushed for stronger measures to be put in place …

other military boats. At least 6 came, plus helicopters. We started to protest because we did not want

RAND Corporation · 29 November 2023 English

Stressors from climate change will become more intense and more frequent in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility. This development will likely contribute to CENTCOM's shift from a …

citizens. • USS Kearsarge • Three HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters and their crews • One MC-130P Combat Shadow Utility boats • Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion helicopters South Sudan (2013) Forty-five combat-equipped two days. • Six C-130 aircraft • Two HH-60 helicopters Sudan (2023) Approximately 1,400 Americans or U.S. allies and partners. • Three Chinook Helicopters • USNS Brunswick • USS Truxtin • USS Puller

ISW: Institute for the Study of War · 29 November 2023 English

2 Institute for the Study of War and AEI’s Critical Threats Project 2023 28%2C2023.png Israel and Hamas both reported at least one violation of the temporary truce agreement in the …

agreed to sell Su-35 fighter jets, Mi-28 attack helicopters, and Yak-130 combat trainer jets to Iran.[40]

RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 28 November 2023

084 – 28 November 2023 The authors' views are their own and do not represent the official position of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies of the S. [...] …

– including multi-role jet-fighters, attack helicopters, and submarines. However, recent regional wars

IAI: Istituto Affari Internazionali · 21 November 2023 Italian

Roma, IAI, novembre 2023, 45 p. (Documenti IAI ; 23|22)

Giancarlo La Rocca (a cura di), “Future Military Helicopters: Technological Innovation and Lessons Learned and Giancarlo La Rocca (eds), Future Military Helicopters: Technological Innovation and Lessons Learned

RAND Corporation · 21 November 2023 English

This report summarizes the conclusions of RAND discussions that reexamined tabletop exercises and analysis from the past eight years. This review assisted in understanding the nature of and reasons for …

order of battle. Similarly, Russian attack helicopters were expected to be capable and effective in 2018, RAND Corporation, RR-A1170-1, 2022. 10 helicopters were soon discouraged from venturing close to

Oxfam International · 20 November 2023 English

The crises of climate breakdown and extreme inequality dominate our age. Headlines are filled with billionaire hubris and burning heatwaves. Our planet risks being destroyed under a sea of flood …

children are dropped off by chartered flights and helicopters at the start of the term, educating a new generation

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