Interesting that they even released it considering most of it is redacted. Considering that 'The Quiet One' is talked about, maybe a kind of
'confirmation/admission' that they do have other craft of this type, though we already know that from the Bin Laden raid.
Someone who didn't take the time to notice is going to give you a hard time because you didn't mention it was a pdf file.
It's pretty heavily redacted.
Here's a good article on the Loach noise-reduction efforts specifically, with other related items like FLIR development being mentioned. It has quite
a bit more detail and isn't as heavily redacted for whatever reason. PDF
I also saw that a few days ago and think it makes this even more interesting, because if that wasn't released it could be speculated that maybe a lot
of the redacted parts of TFSITN are to do with 'The Quiet One'. Guess not
Hell, I've been around Little Birds that were so quiet you didn't hear them until they were right on top of you. Even with the wind blowing just
right, you had to strain to hear them father than 7-800 feet away.
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