In Pictures: what a multinational MEDEVAC mission involving 11 helicopters looks like
Here’s a look at the Medical Evacuation mission conducted during Italian Blade 2015.
A complex MEDEVAC involving 11 helicopters from 6 different nations was among the highlights of Italian Blade 2015, the largest military rotary-wing exercise held this year in Europe at Viterbo airfield, about 80 km north of Rome, Italy.
On Jun. 29, 1x Italian Army NH-90, 1x Italian Navy EH-101, 1x German Air Force CH-53 and 2x German Army UH-1Ds, 2x Austrian AB-212s, 1x Hungarian Mi-17, a Slonenian Cougar and 2x Czech Air Force Mi-24s simulated the medical evacuation of wounded soldiers from a site located near Tarquinia, in a simulated contested battlefield.
Our photographer Alessandro Fucito took all the images of the operation that you can find in this post.
Image credit: The Aviationist’s Alessandro Fucito