Helocast insertion, Osprey style.
This clip is interesting because features one of the first helocast insertions ever performed by an Osprey.
Helocasting is a technique used by Special Operations Forces to quickly insert into the water in military area of operations where a parachute jump is not practical. Noteworthy during a helocast insertion Osprey’s pilot has to maintain an altitude of 10 feet above the water and moving no faster than 10 knots of airspeed.
Cobra Gold 16 is a multiservice exercise hosted annually by the Kingdom of Thailand and is designed to advance regional security by exercising a robust multinational force from nations sharing common goals and security commitments in the Asia-Pacific region.