Navy Helicopters are Getting More Deadly with Infrared Rockets [Monster Machines]

viernes, 9 de diciembre de 2011

Navy Helicopters are Getting More Deadly with Infrared Rockets [Monster Machines]
GIZMODO | 9 DE DICIEMBRE DE 2011
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V-22 Being Replaced By A Helicopter

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Noticia completa : AgustaWestland completa el programa de adquisición 609 “Tiltrotor”

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