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Stealth Helicopter Photos. What On Earth Are We Flying Now?

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posted on May, 5 2011 @ 04:59 PM
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In a way the visible wreckage reminds me of a cross between a Boeing A-160 Hummingbird and a Baldwin Mono Tiltrotor. (And maybe a little bit of application of the disk-rotor concept to the design.) Well it does if you look at the folding wings on the Baldwin and the main rotor design of the A-160. And if you picture what they're calling the tail section as being a good portion of the main fuselage. In that case it would be a drone. (One that can drop off one or two people and/or some equipment. It's actually something that would be useful for doing point insertion on a small scale. Actually perfect for a covert op.) I could see why they'd want it secret, even if all involved contributing projects aren't.

A big helicopter with the profile of a SH-60 and a few shrouds here and there as in other illustrations doesn't seem that stealthy. Maybe that's the case, but
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posted on May, 5 2011 @ 11:02 PM
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If the project hadn't been cancelled years ago, I'd swear that was the tail-end of a Comanche. Best guess is that it's a heavily modified UH-60 variant. Shoulda used the Pave Low.



posted on May, 9 2011 @ 01:27 AM
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OP, thanks for the info in this thread. You deserve more credit for authoring this.


The simple fact that such stealth aircraft could exist without anyone's knowledge is pretty amazing.

I also feel it somewhat vindicates the information I authored in an old thread of mine..

Odd-looking Military Aircraft in the Alaskan Wilderness

I created this thread in August 2009. We still have no idea what these aircraft are and have ruled out all possibilities we know of in the military inventory.

I have reason to believe that these are actually a new kind of UAV or UCAV that were accidentally caught in an old google earth image from a few years before on an extremely remote airstrip on a military training area here in Alaska.

-ChriS



posted on May, 9 2011 @ 02:45 PM
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Those do look a bit like the RQ-170 Sentinel, but not quite.



posted on May, 9 2011 @ 02:48 PM
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You are correct it is called the MH-X Advanced Special forces helicopter here is a few articles on that. www.globalsecurity.org...

www.globalsecurity.org...



posted on May, 9 2011 @ 02:56 PM
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Given the aeronautical requirements to make a helicopter fly I do not think a stealth helicopter is possible. IMhO they want the world to believe we have stealth helo technology when the reality is that a stealth helicopter is only exists in fantasy land.



posted on May, 11 2011 @ 12:27 AM
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Then why is Pakistan pissed at us for not telling them...?
Why did they not pick any of the heli's up on the radar on their way to OBL house...?
Why did the Pakistan military not respond...?
Why did the Pakistan police not respond...?

We were there per the reports for 40min...I was in the Marines, a scout sniper 0317 and I would have heard a Blackhawk coming from a mile away not to mention its radar signature...

IMHO - there is some truth to them being stealth to a degree with noise canceling tech....

Again IMHO...

cia



posted on May, 11 2011 @ 05:23 AM
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I think you are right for tech at the moment. But never underestimate the advances in technology. Im certain it wnt be long until it is possible. This technology if it existed wouldnt be reported in the news though



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 02:54 AM
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it is just a modified UH60 Blackhawk.. nothing special about this helo..



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 03:20 AM
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a reply to: clintdelicious

Stealthish maybe, stealth no. Not possible with a helo.

Perhaps there is a truly stealth aircraft that can hover like a helo that isn't exactly a helo.



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 05:06 AM
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a reply to: Frater210

Isn't this just the tail section of the chopper that crashed at the Bin Laden compound? The one of two used in the mission to carry SEAL members?



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 09:59 AM
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how can you make the rotating blades stealthy ?



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 10:08 AM
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a reply to: milomilo

It really is not possible. The US sometimes likes to pretend they have superior technology.

I have taken notice that jr enlisted military members are often told tall tales about the capabilities of the military. I have had a talk with an Army grunt who spent some time in Afghan, what the US tells the grunts about our capabilities is at times outrageous.



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 10:11 AM
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a reply to: jrod

It's called EW. You spoof the radar, so it doesn't see the target. Works for everything from helicopters, to large aircraft.



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 10:31 AM
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a reply to: Zaphod58


EW is a different player


I've met a few guys who worked on Prowlers....



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 10:36 AM
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a reply to: jrod

There is a system that can be worked with UH-60s and other helicopters, and works so well that when it was first developed, about 10 years ago or so, it was actually shelved for being TOO good.



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 12:21 PM
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a reply to: Zaphod58

This does not look like a modified h-60 to me.


edit on 17-7-2014 by jrod because: reword



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 12:24 PM
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a reply to: jrod
It's a RAH66 Comanche.



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 01:44 PM
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a reply to: jrod

The Commanche was canceled shortly after flying. It got out of control cost wise.



posted on Jul, 17 2014 @ 04:12 PM
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a reply to: Zaphod58

It got too heavy and the gun was removed so the army canceled it. It was also the first fly by wire military helicopter.



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