AH-1Z Vipers soar through the skies over Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan, March 12, 2017. Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 validated the long-range capability of the auxiliary fuel tanks on their H-1 platform helicopters by flying 314 nautical miles during one leg of the journey, March 10. These aircrafts’ extended range is crucial to maintaining a stronger, more capable forward-deployed force in the Asia-Indo-Pacific region. The Marines in the aircraft are with HMLA-267, currently assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force through the

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AH-1Z Vipers soar through the skies over Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan, March 12, 2017. Marine Light Attack Helicopter Stock Photo
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AH-1Z Vipers soar through the skies over Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan, March 12, 2017. Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 validated the long-range capability of the auxiliary fuel tanks on their H-1 platform helicopters by flying 314 nautical miles during one leg of the journey, March 10. These aircrafts’ extended range is crucial to maintaining a stronger, more capable forward-deployed force in the Asia-Indo-Pacific region. The Marines in the aircraft are with HMLA-267, currently assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force through the
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AH-1Z Vipers soar through the skies over Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan, March 12, 2017. Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 validated the long-range capability of the auxiliary fuel tanks on their H-1 platform helicopters by flying 314 nautical miles during one leg of the journey, March 10. These aircrafts’ extended range is crucial to maintaining a stronger, more capable forward-deployed force in the Asia-Indo-Pacific region. The Marines in the aircraft are with HMLA-267, currently assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force through the unit deployment program. The squadron is based out of Camp Pendleton, California. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andy Martinez) Marine Helicopters Soar Farther than Ever with Auxiliary Fuel Tanks by #PACOM