Aircraft

Boeing CH-74 Chinook

Chinnok
  • Transports troop and has a large carrying capacity.

  • Lifts and transports very heavy military equipment, such as artillery pieces, that are too heavy for other helicopters to life.

  • The problem with the Chinook is that it is large, slow, and a big target for the enemy.

Bell UH-1 Iroquois "Huey"

huey
  • Bell created the Huey in order to meet the Army's need for a medical evacuation helicopter.

  • Used mainly for troop transport and medical evacuation.

  • Can be equipped with guns and rocket launchers.

Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk

Black Hawk
  • It was created to replace the Huey although many still remain and are in active service.

  • Used mainly for troop transport.

Lockheed C-130 Hercules

C130
  • The C-130 is a military transport aircraft used for transporting troops as well as vehicles and equipment.

  • Paratroopers often parachute out of the C-130s.

  • It can also be a gunship (AC-130), as well as a few other roles.
 Ground Vehicles
The ground vehicles of the airborne are the same ones that are used throughout the army. A few of them include the M1A1 Abrams main battle tank; the Humvee, which is used for troop transport and usually has a machine gun mounted on top; and the Stryker, which is used for troop transport, as a giant mortar, or mobile gun system.
M1A1 Abrams Humvee Stryker MGS

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