Among them, the Boeing C-17 is known around the world for carrying 800 people in a single flight in 2021.
Campo Grande Air Base is hosting EXCON TÁPIO 2022, a military operation to improve the FAB’s (Brazilian Air Force) ability to simulate combat situations, including UN (United Nations) peacekeeping operations. USAF (United States Air Force), which deployed the Boeing C-17 Globemaster.
According to the Aeroflap website, the cargo plane that landed in Campo Grande this Saturday (20) is responsible for bringing modern HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters. The C-17 aircraft also arrived yesterday.
The USAF will deploy the HC-130J Combat King, a fixed-wing and long-range personnel rescue-focused multi-mission aircraft that can rapidly execute rescue operations in austere terrain, including airdrop, helicopter-like operations. Transportation, ground and air-to-air refueling, parachuting, as well as disaster relief operations. Flying at low and medium altitudes and in land and water areas, the aircraft can still perform its mission day and night.
There will also be the participation of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, a flexible cargo plane aimed at the rapid transport of various goods and troops in Brazil in recent years for tasks of carrying cargo and military equipment.
The world-famous C-17 and its use of the aircraft to transport civilians in 2021 when the United States pulled out of Afghanistan were never seen before. At that time, the airline was carrying more than 800 people on a single flight.
And according to the website, the training will include attack, space reconnaissance, air infiltration, combat search and rescue missions. Aircraft from the Fighter Aviation, Transport, Reconnaissance and Rotary Wings are participating in both phases of the exercise.
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