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MH-47E Chinook

Country of Origin: USA


The MH-47E special operations forces (SOF) helicopter is based on the CH-47D Chinook medium transport helicopter.

It was developed to achieve a 90 percent probability of completing a five-hour, deep penetration, clandestine mission over a radius of 307 nm (353 mi, 568 km). The aircraft is designed to be able to lift at least 30 fully equipped troops and hover out of ground effect at the midpoint of a specified mission when the temperature is 95 degrees F (35 degrees C) and the...

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