The First Helicopter To Land On A Ship In some helicopters, the landing part includes a special device that provides a connection (wire) between the deck and the helicopter (underneath it), just before landing. This device is a construction of the Royal Canadian Navy with the name 'Beartrap.' The equivalent device, of the US Navy, bases its technology on the Canadian one and has the name 'RAST.' The Navy has integrated the device in the Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System (LAMPS) Mk III. Besides the stability and precision, another purpose of the device is to stabilize the electric potential between the helicopter and the military ship. The helicopter's rotors can create huge electric charges and furthermore cause fatal damage in crew members that may touch the helicopter while landing.
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It's a fact that the military industry of Africa is very limited compared to other continents. Although, some nations stand out on the continent due to their exceptional military strength. Source : Fakta Alutsista The Denel Rooivalk is an attack helicopter that made its introduction to the air force of South Africa in 2011. It made its first flight in 1990 and was produced by Denel Aviation during 1990-2007. In Afrikaans, Rooivalk means 'Red Falcon', but AH-2 and C SH-2 are also previous destinations for the helicopter. Twelve units have been built, and all serve on the 16 Squadron of the South African Air Force at AFB Bloemspruit. South Africa wanted an exceptional attack helicopter to depend on during the South African Border War. They wanted to use such aircraft to escort troop transports, strike hostile aircraft and be the worst fear of Soviet tanks. As it was very difficult to design and build a military helicopter from scratch, the army decided to base the Roovialk