List of active United States military aircraft

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Active United States military aircraft is a list of military aircraft that are used by the United States military. For aircraft no longer in-service see List of military aircraft of the United States.

Air Force[edit]

Aircraft Photo Origin Role Version Quantity Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
A-10 Thunderbolt II A-10 Thunderbolt II In-flight-2.jpg  USA Attack aircraft A-10C 343[1] To be replaced by F-35A, scheduled to be in service with the USAF until 2028.
AC-130 Spectre AC-130H Spectre jettisons flares.jpg  USA Gunship AC-130H
AC-130U
AC-130W
8
17
12[2]
16 AC130J planned to replace AC-130H.[3]
B-1 Lancer B-1B over the pacific ocean.jpg  USA Bomber B-1B 66 Only supersonic bomber aircraft active in the U.S. Air Force.
B-2 Spirit B-2 Spirit original.jpg  USA Bomber B-2A 20 1 in California, 19 at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri[4]
B-52 Stratofortress Usaf.Boeing B-52.jpg  USA Bomber B-52H 76[5] Slated to remain in service until 2045.
C-5 Galaxy Usaf.c5.galaxy.750pix.jpg  USA Cargo aircraft C-5A
C-5B
C-5C
C-5M
23[6]
34
2
12[7]
A few C-5A plus all C-5B and C are to be upgraded to C-5M Supergalaxy.
C-12 Huron C-12 Huron in flight.jpg  USA Cargo aircraft
Surveillance aircraft
C-12C
C-12D
C-12F
C-12J
MC-12W
16
6
2
4
41[Note 1]
C-17 Globemaster III C-17 test sortie.jpg  USA Cargo aircraft C-17A 223 The final C-17 has been delivered.[8]
Gulfstream C-20 USAF C-20.JPG  USA VIP/Passenger/Cargo aircraft C-20B
C-20H
5
2
Learjet C-21 NDANG C-21A Learjet.JPEG  USA VIP/Passenger aircraft C-21A 47[2]
C-26 Metroliner DF-SD-08-00706.jpg  USA Cargo aircraft C-26B
RC-26
11
Boeing C-32 USAF C-32A.jpg  USA Passenger aircraft C-32A
C-32B
6
2
Gulfstream C-37 And-c-37a-89aw.jpg  USA VIP/Passenger aircraft C-37A
C-37B
9
2
Gulfstream C-38 C-38A Astra SPX DC ANG in flight 2008.jpg  USA VIP/Passenger aircraft C-38A 2
C-40 Clipper C-40C DC ANG in flight 2008.jpg  USA Passenger aircraft C-40B
C-40C
4
7[2]
C-130 Hercules Lockheed C-130 Hercules.jpg  USA Cargo aircraft C-130E
C-130H
13
265[2]
C-130J Super Hercules C-130J 135th AS Maryland ANG in flight.jpg  USA Cargo aircraft C-130J
C-130J-30
10
79[9]
129 planned[10][11]
C-144 USAF - CN-235-100M QC - Andre Inacio.jpg  Spain Transport aircraft CN-235-100M 2 427th SOS
C-146A Wolfhound[12] 01 United States Air Force, Dornier Do-328-110, Larnaca, Cyprus.jpg  Germany Transport aircraft C-146A 14 524th SOS[13]
E-3 Sentry Usaf.e3sentry.750pix.jpg  USA Airborne command-and-control aircraft E-3B
E-3C
22
10[14]
One E-3B For Testing[14]
Boeing E-4 E 4b.jpg  USA Airborne command-and-control aircraft E-4B 4
E-8 Joint STARS T-3 with JT8D-219 engines.JPG  USA Airborne command-and-control aircraft E-8C 16[15] One E-8C For Testing
E-9A Widget E-9A Widget aircraft 84-048.jpg  USA
 Canada
Surveillance aircraft E-9A 2[16]
Northrop Grumman E-11A[17] 2010-07-08 BD700 Tyrolean OE-IGS EDDF 03.jpg  USA
 Canada
Battlefield Airborne Communications Node E-11A 4[18]
EC-130H Compass Call EC-130H Compass Call 060617.jpg  USA Electronic-warfare aircraft EC-130H 14
EC-130J Commando Solo III EC-130J Commando Solo.JPG  USA Electronic-warfare aircraft EC-130J
EC-130SJ
3
4
F-15 Eagle F-15, 71st Fighter Squadron, in flight.JPG  USA Air superiority fighter F-15C
F-15D
222
32
Currently being upgraded to remain in service beyond 2025, the aircraft will eventually be replaced by the F-22A.
F-15E Strike Eagle F-15E - Controlling The Sky.JPG  USA Fighter aircraft F-15E 219[19] Currently being upgraded to remain in service beyond 2025, the aircraft will be replaced by the F-35A.
F-16 Fighting Falcon F-16 June 2008.jpg  USA Fighter aircraft F-16C/D 827[20][Note 2] To be replaced by the F-35A.
F-22 Raptor Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor JSOH.jpg  USA Air superiority fighter F-22A 187[21][22]
F-35 Lightning II First F-35 headed for USAF service.jpg  USA Fighter aircraft F-35A 47[23] In production with 1763 planned, currently 47 for testing
HC-130 Combat King/Combat King II US Airforce HC-130.jpg  USA Search and rescue aircraft HC-130N
HC-130P
HC-130J
10
23
2
37 HC-130J planned
KC-10 Extender KC-10 Extender (2151957820).jpg  USA Tanker aircraft KC-10A 59 Supposedly to be replaced by the KC-Y.
but likely to remain in service until 2043
KC-135 Stratotanker F-15C Eagle from the 67th Fighter Squadron at Kadena AB is refueled by a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron .jpg  USA Tanker aircraft KC-135R
KC-135T
363[Note 3]
54
To be replaced by the KC-46
LC-130 Hercules LC-130H taking off Greenland July 2010.jpg  USA Cargo aircraft LC-130H 10
MC-130
Combat Talon II/Combat Shadow
MC-130 Combat Talon II.jpg  USA Multi-mission aircraft MC-130H
MC-130P
MC-130J
20[24]
27[25]
4[26]
37 MC-130J planned
OC-135 Open Skies Oc-135 xxl.jpg  USA Observation aircraft OC-135B 3
Boeing RC-135 RC-135 Rivet Joint.jpg  USA Reconnaissance aircraft RC-135S
RC-135U
RC-135V/W
3
2
17[27]
T-1 Jayhawk T-1 Jayhawk At Centennial.jpg  USA Trainer aircraft T-1A 178 Originally 180 – 2 no longer in service after mishaps
T-6 Texan II T-6A Texan II.jpg  USA Trainer aircraft T-6A 446[28]
T-38 Talon T-38 560FTS RandolphAFB 2001.jpeg  USA Trainer aircraft T-38A
(A)T-38B
T-38C
54
6
448[2]
T-41 Mescalero USAF T-41D.JPG  USA Trainer aircraft T-41C 4
Cessna T-51 Cessna T-51A.png  USA Trainer aircraft T-51A 3
Diamond T-52 N681BA RIAT Bthebest.JPG  Canada Trainer aircraft T-52A 20
Cirrus T-53[29] USAF T-53A.jpg  USA Trainer aircraft T-53A 3
U-2 Dragon Lady Usaf.u2.750pix.jpg  USA Reconnaissance aircraft
Trainer aircraft
U-2S
TU-2S
26
5
Pilatus U-28 PC-12 take off.jpg   Switzerland Utility aircraft U-28A 19[30]
Boeing VC-25 Air Force One over Mt. Rushmore.jpg  USA VIP Transport VC-25A 2 Used as Presidential Transport
WC-130 Hercules WC-130J Hercules of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron.jpg  USA Weather Reconnaissance aircraft WC-130J 10
WC-135 Constant Phoenix WC-135.jpg  USA Weather Reconnaissance aircraft WC-135 2
Helicopters
HH-60 Pave Hawk Airforce-mh60-26106-071002-fox-01-16.jpg  USA Search and rescue helicopter HH-60G
HH-60U
99[31]
4[2]
To be replaced by the HH-60W from 2019
UH-1N Twin Huey UH-1N-6.jpg  USA Utility helicopter UH-1N 62
UH-1 Iroquois HH-1H 37th ARRS in flight 1983.JPEG  USA Utility helicopter UH-1H 3
TH-1 Iroquois HH-1H 37th ARRS in flight 1983.JPEG  USA Trainer helicopter TH-1H 27
STOL and VTOL
PZL C-145 Skytruck[32] PZL M28 USAF.JPG  Poland Utility STOL aircraft M28 10[33] 6th SOS[34]
de Havilland Canada UV-18 UV-18B USAF academy parachute training 1980.JPEG  Canada Utility STOL aircraft UV-18B 3
CV-22 Osprey US Navy SEALs hoisted into AF CV-22.jpg  USA Cargo VTOL aircraft CV-22B 17[35] 50 planned
Undesignated Foreign Aircraft
Mil Mi-8 Mi-8 Hip Roving Sands 99.jpg  USSR Utility helicopter Mi-8VT 6 Evaluations
Mikoyan MiG-29 Mikoyan mig29.jpg  USSR Air superiority, Multirole fighter MiG-29UB 3 Evaluation only
Sukhoi Su-27 Su-27 low pass.jpg  USSR Air superiority fighter Su-27UB 2 Used for "Aggressor" training[36]

Army[edit]

Aircraft Photo Origin Role Version Quantity Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
C-12 Huron C-12 Huron.png  USA Cargo/Transport C-12C
C-12D
C-12F
17
14
17
Gulfstream C-20 USAF C-20.JPG  USA Cargo/Transport C-20C 4
C-26 Metroliner Metroliner C-26.jpg  USA Cargo/Transport C-26E 11
C-27J Spartan 164th Airlift Squadron - Alenia-Lockheed Martin C-27J Spartan 08-27015.jpg  USA
 Italy
Cargo aircraft C-27J 7[37] Former Air Force aircraft used by Army Special Operations Command for training.
C-31 Troopship US Army Fokker C-31A Troopship Asuspine.jpg  Netherlands Cargo/Transport C-31A 2
Gulfstream C-37 And-c-37a-89aw.jpg  USA Cargo/Transport C-37A
C-37B
2
1
EO-5 Arl-dash7-N158CL-010515-01.jpg  Canada Reconnaissance EO-5C 5[38] Previously designated as RC-7B
RC-12 Huron Beechcraft RC-12N Huron in flight.jpg  USA Reconnaissance RC-12D
RC-12H
RC-12K
12
6
18
Cessna UC-35 Cessna uc-35a citation 560 ultra v arp.jpg  USA Utility aircraft UC-35A
UC-35B
20
7
Helicopters
AH-6 Little Bird MH-6 Little Bird.jpg  USA Attack helicopter MH/AH-6M 51
AH-64 Apache AH-64D Apache Longbow.jpg  USA Attack helicopter AH-64A
AH-64D
107[19]
619[19][Note 4]
CH-47 Chinook CH-47 2.jpg  USA Cargo helicopter CH-47D
CH-47F
394
48
464 new CH-47F to be delivered
EH-60 Black Hawk UH-60A Black Hawk.jpg  USA Electronic-warfare helicopter EH-60A 64
MH-47 Chinook MH-47.Chinook.jpg  USA Multi-mission helicopter MH-47D
MH-47E
MH-47G
11
23
27
MH-60 Black Hawk MH-60K Black Hawk.jpg  USA Multi-mission helicopter MH-60K
MH-60L
23
35
OH-58 Kiowa OH-58D 2.jpg  USA Observation helicopter OH-58A
OH-58C
OH-58D
150
210
368
A / C models are currently under replacement by UH-72
TH-67 Creek TH-67A Creek.jpg  USA
 Canada
Trainer helicopter TH-67 172
UH-1 Iroquois UH-1H 159th Aviation Regiment US Army in flight 1990.JPEG  USA Utility helicopter UH-1H 875 To be replaced by UH-72
UH-60 Black Hawk Blackhawk.jpg  USA Utility helicopter UH-60A
UH-60L
UH-60M
751
592
100[39]




1227 planned
UH-72 Lakota UH-72 Lakota2.jpg  USA
 Germany
Utility helicopter UH-72A 250 345 planned[40]
STOL
DHC-6 Twin Otter Golden Knights UV-18A.png  Canada Utility STOL aircraft UV-18A 6
Undesignated Foreign Aircraft
Antonov An-26 Antonov.an26.fairford.arp.jpg  USSR Undesignated foreign aircraft 3
Antonov An-2 An-2 on skis.jpg  USSR
 Poland
Undesignated foreign aircraft 1
Mil Mi-24 Mi-24 flown by ATEC at Roving Sands 2000.jpg  USSR Attack helicopter with transport capabilities 1 Acquired from Germany and used for adversary training. Retired to Fort Bliss Old Ironsides Museum.

Coast Guard[edit]

Aircraft Photo Origin Role Version Quantity Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
Gulfstream C-37 USCG AC C37A Flight.jpg  USA Long Range Command & Control aircraft C-37A 2 Two USCG VC-37As provides VIP transport for high-ranking members of the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Coast Guard using the designation Coast Guard 01 or Coast Guard 02. The C-37A enjoys commonality of parts and supplies with more than a dozen C-37As operated by the Department of Defense.
HC-130 Hercules USCG C130 Hercules.jpg  USA Search and rescue aircraft HC-130B
HC-130H
HC-130J
5
22
6
The Coast Guard's fleet currently includes five HC-130H (1500 series), 22 HC-130H-7 (1700 series), and six HC-130J models of the famous Hercules, widely recognized as the West's premier military transport. Many of the HC-130Bs are slated to be replaced by HC-130Js.
HC-144 Ocean Sentry HC-144A Ocean Sentry (2).jpg  Spain Search and rescue aircraft HC-144 18 The HC-144A will assume medium range surveillance and transport requirements, replacing the HU-25 and some HC-130s. The Ocean Sentry has the capability to perform aerial delivery of search and rescue equipment such as rafts, pumps, and flares, and it can serve as an on-scene commander platform for homeland security missions, since it is outfitted with the IDS Command and Control (C2) System, and the start-of-the-art C4ISR suite of sensors and avionics. CGAS Miami is the first unit to receive operational HC-144A's.
Helicopters
HH-60 Jayhawk US Coast Guard helicopter rescue demonstration.jpg  USA Medium Range Recovery (MRR) helicopter HH-60J
MH-60T
41 There are 42 total Jayhawks in the Coast Guard air fleet, with 35 in operational use. A number of the MH-60s have completed an upgrade and are redesigned as MH-60T.
HH-65 Dolphin USCG HH-65.JPG  France Short Range Recovery (SRR) helicopter MH-65C
MH-65D
MH-65E
101 There are 101 H-65s in the inventory. As part of the ongoing H-65 Conversion / Sustainment Project, all HH-65Bs have been upgraded to HH-65C configuration, equipped with Turbomecca Arriel 2C2 engines. Furthermore, the re-designation of AUF HH-65Cs to MH-65Cs reflects the installation of armament and a significantly upgraded communications package. The MH-65D is also currently being delivered to air stations throughout the Coast Guard. The MH-65E model is expected to begin to be delivered to the fleet in FY14.

Marine Corps[edit]

Aircraft Photo Origin Role Version Quantity Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
C-9 Skytrain II C-9 Skytrain.gif  USA Cargo/Transport aircraft C-9B 2
F/A-18 Hornet USMC FA-18 Hornet.JPEG  USA Carrier-based Fighter aircraft F/A-18A
F/A-18C
F/A-18D
48
86
95
To be replaced by 80 F-35C [41]
KC-130 KC-130J USMC.jpg  USA Tanker aircraft KC-130F
KC-130R
KC-130T
KC-130J
5
2
28
46[42]
Cessna UC-35 Marines-uc35-6766-070403-04cr-16.jpg  USA Utility aircraft UC-35C
UC-35D
2
10[43]
Helicopters
AH-1 SuperCobra AH-1 Cobra.jpg  USA Attack helicopter AH-1W 153[44] To be upgraded to/replaced by AH-1Z Viper beginning in 2009
AH-1Z Viper AH-1Z lands on USS Makin Island LHD-8.jpg  USA Attack helicopter AH-1Z 28[45] 189 planned[45]
CH-46 Sea Knight USMC CH-46.jpg  USA Cargo helicopter CH-46E 111[46][Note 5] To be replaced by V-22.
CH-53E Super Stallion Ch53e-40-070920-28cr-16.jpg  USA Cargo helicopter CH-53E 139[Note 6] To be replaced with 225 CH-53K beginning in 2018.[47]
UH-1Y Venom UH-1Y.jpg  USA Utility helicopter UH-1Y 31[45] 160 planned[45]
VH-3 Sea King VH-3D Marine One over Washington DC May 2005.jpg  USA VIP Transport helicopter VH-3D 11 Used as Presidential Transport
VH-53 Sea Stallion HMX-1 VH53.jpg  USA VIP Transport helicopter VH-53D 2
VH-60 Whitehawk VH-60 Marine One.jpg  USA VIP Transport helicopter VH-60N 7
VSTOL and VTOL
AV-8B Harrier II Harrier.av8b.750pix.jpg  UK
 USA
Attack VTOL aircraft AV-8B 99 To be replaced by F-35B[41]
MV-22 Osprey US Navy SEALs hoisted into AF CV-22.jpg  USA Multi-mission VTOL aircraft MV-22B 126 360 planned
TAV-8B Harrier II Vmat20310206a.JPG  UK
 USA
Training VTOL aircraft TAV-8B 19 To be replaced by F-35B
F-35 Lightning II F-35B after vertical landing.jpg  USA Fighter VSTOL aircraft F-35B 21 340 F-35B ordered[48]

Navy[edit]

Aircraft Photo Origin Role Version Quantity Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
C-2 Greyhound C-2 Landeanflug.jpg  USA Carrier-based Cargo/Transport aircraft C-2A 34
Gulfstream C-20 C-20 Gulfstream.png  USA Cargo/Transport aircraft C-20A
C-20D
C-20G
1
2
5
Gulfstream C-37 C-37B (Gulf Stream 550).jpg  USA Cargo/Transport aircraft C-37A
C-37B
1
3
C-40 Clipper USN C-40A Clipper.jpg  USA Cargo/Transport aircraft C-40A 12
C-130 Hercules C-130T Hercules Blue Angels.jpg  USA Cargo/Transport aircraft C-130T 19
CT-39 Sabreliner T39 mainlarge cnatra navy.jpg  USA Cargo/Transport aircraft CT-39G 1
E-2 Hawkeye E-2C Hawkeye Bear Aces.jpg  USA Carrier-based Airborne Command and Control aircraft E-2C 67 To be replaced by E-2D starting in 2014
E-6 Mercury E-6B TACAMO Climb.jpg  USA Electronic-warfare aircraft E-6B 16
EA-18G Growler EA-18G at Whidbey April 2007.jpg  USA Carrier-based Electronic-warfare aircraft EA-18G 117
EP-3 ARIES II EP-3E DN-SD-07-09322.JPEG  USA Electronic-warfare aircraft EP-3E 11
F-5F/N Tiger II F-5N from VFC-111 Sundowners taxiing.jpg  USA Fighter aircraft F-5F
F-5N
3
41
Used for adversary training[49]
F/A-18 Hornet FA-18-NAVY-Blue-Diamond.jpg  USA Carrier-based Fighter aircraft F/A-18A
F/A-18B
F/A-18C
F/A-18D
74
26
286
47
To be replaced by F-35C
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet FA-18 Hornet VFA-41.jpg  USA Carrier-based Fighter aircraft F/A-18E
F/A-18F
565
F-35 Lightning II CF-1 flight test.jpg  USA Carrier-based Fighter aircraft F-35C 4 NAS Pax River SDD aircraft, 260 planned[48]
P-3 Orion US Navy 030129-N-0226M-002 P-3C Orion.jpg  USA Maritime patrol aircraft P-3C 154[50] To be replaced by P-8
P-8 Poseidon P 8A touches down at Pax River.jpg  USA Anti-Submarine-warfare aircraft P-8A 15[51] 122 planned[52]
T-6 Texan II T-6A Texan II.jpg  USA Trainer aircraft T-6A
T-6B
49
12
Beech T-44 T 44 4LR.jpg  USA Trainer aircraft T-44A 52
T-45 Goshawk T-45A Goshawk 03.jpg  USA Carrier-based Trainer aircraft T-45C 218
Cessna UC-35 Cessna uc-35a citation 560 ultra v arp.jpg  USA Utility aircraft UC-35D 1
Helicopters
HH-60 Rescue Hawk SH-60 Seahawk.jpg  USA Search-and-rescue helicopter HH-60H 49
MH-53 Sea Dragon US Navy 070416-N-6501M-006 An MH-53E Sea Dragon assigned to Helicopter Mine Counter Measure Squadron (HM) 15 conducts a mine sweeping exercise.jpg  USA Multi-mission helicopter MH-53E 36
MH-60 Seahawk MH-60R.jpg  USA Anti-submarine warfare helicopter
Multi-mission Helicopter
MH-60R
MH-60S
166[53]
234[53]
291 planned[53]
275 planned[53]
SH-60 Seahawk SH-60B Seahawk.jpg  USA Anti-submarine warfare helicopter SH-60B
SH-60F
129
60
TH-57 Sea Ranger TH57C boat ops.jpg  USA Training helicopter TH-57B
TH-57C
44
85

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles[edit]

Aircraft Photo Origin Role Version Quantity Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
MQ-1 Predator MQ-1 Predator unmanned aircraft.jpg  USA Air Force MQ-1B[54] 165[2]
MQ-1C Grey Eagle OCPA-2005-08-11-080331.jpg  USA Army MQ-1C 12 133 planned[55]
RQ-4 Global Hawk Global Hawk 1.jpg  USA Air Force, Navy RQ-4A
RQ-4B
MQ-4C
37[56] 66 RQ-4B planned plus 68 MQ-4C [55][57]
RQ-5 Hunter Hunter RQ-5.jpg  Israel Army MQ-5B 20[58]
RQ-7 Shadow Shadow 200 UAV (2).jpg  USA Army, Marine Corps RQ-7B 500 450 aircraft are operated by the Army and 50 aircraft are operated by the Marine Corps. The US Army has ordered an additional 68 RQ-7 Shadows.[59]
MQ-9 Reaper MQ-9 Reaper - 090609-F-0000M-777.JPG  USA Air Force MQ-9B 104[2] 396 planned[55]
RQ-11 Raven RQ-11 Raven 1.jpg  USA Army, Marine Corps, USSOCOM
Prioria Robotics Maveric Maveric InFlight.jpg  USA Army 36 [60]
RQ-170 Sentinel RQ-170 Wiki contributor 3Dartist.png  USA Air Force
McDonnell Douglas QF-4 Phantom QF-4E.JPG  USA Air Force, Navy QF-4E 230 Retired fighter now used as a target drone
ScanEagle ScanEagle UAV catapult launcher 2005-04-16.jpg  USA Navy, Marine Corps 1[61]
Switchblade  USA Army, Marine Corps
Puma AE RQ20A-130304-M-DE426-001 crop.jpg  USA Army, Marine Corps, Air Force
Lockheed Martin Stalker  USA US SOCOM Stalker XE
RQ-21 Blackjack  USA Marine Corps, Navy RQ-21A
Helicopters
MQ-8 Fire Scout FIRESCOUT-VUAS.jpg  USA Marine Corps, Navy MQ-8B 27[62] 168 planned[63]
K-MAX USMC-111215-M-JU941-001.jpg  USA Marine Corps 1 One lost to crash in June 2013.[64]
VSTOL and VTOL
CQ-10 Snowgoose CQ-10 SnowGoose.jpg  Canada Army 15 49 CQ-10 Snowgooses are planned.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ One lost on April 27, 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. June 2013. p. 26. 
  2. ^ another one lost on January 28, 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. March 2013. p. 33. 
  3. ^ One lost on May 3, 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. July 2013. p. 28. 
  4. ^ One lost on April 19, 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. June 2013. p. 25. 
  5. ^ One lost on 20 February 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. April 2013. p. 29. 
  6. ^ One lost on April 16, 2013."US military helicopter crashes near North Korean border". The Sun. Retrieved April 16, 2013. 

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