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Fetch me a bucket!

27 January 2018
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion with 2000 gallon water bucket--USN image journalist 3rd Class Ryan C. McGinley

Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion with 2000 gallon water bucket–USN image Journalist 3rd Class Ryan C. McGinley

Dropping 2000 gallons of water can snuff out a fire or dampen an area ahead of a fire—the helicopter’s rotor wash can also redirect a fire away from a vital area or person at risk.

Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion with 2000 gallon water bucket--USN image journalist 3rd Class Ryan C. McGinley

Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion with 2000 gallon water bucket–USN image Journalist 3rd Class Ryan C. McGinley

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