Military Photo: CH-46E Sea Knight Countermeasure Test

Posted: 09/01/2009

A CH-46E Sea Knight dispenses infrared countermeasures during a multiplatform countermeasure effective test conducted by the Army, Navy and Marine Corps at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. All aircraft used were hosted at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M, including the UH-1Y Venom, CH-53E Super Stallion, MV-22 Osprey, CH-47 Chinook, UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache. More than 1,500 infrared countermeasures were dispensed from the aircraft under various test conditions, providing valuable information to be used in theater.

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