Commodore Steve Schreiber on the US Navy's Helicopter Missions and Programs



IDGA Editor
11/02/2009

U.S. Naval Aviation has utilized the helicopter as a platform to perform a multitude of duties since its introduction in the 1940s. The versatility of the rotary aircraft has changed the way the Navy has carried out many of its core missions, including search and rescue, anti-submarine warfare, replenishment at sea, mine detection, anti surface warfare duties and others. The diversity of the missions to be performed requires aircraft and pilots that can be highly adaptive and multi-mission s...
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