Impressive photo: eight U.S. Army helicopters simultaneously launch from base in Afghanistan

Taken on Jan. 18, the following impressive photo, shows six UH-60L Black Hawks and two CH-47F Chinooks, assigned to Task Force Brawler, 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Task Force Falcon, simultaneously launch a daytime missionfrom Multinational Base Tarin Kowt.

Task Force Brawler

Image credit: U.S. Army

Doesn’t it remind you of “Apocalypse Now”?

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