Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Combat Aviation in the U.S. Army?
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How Much Do You Know About Combat Aviation in the U.S. Army?
By: Gavin Thagard
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About This Quiz

"Fighting in the air is not a sport. It is scientific murder." - Eddie Rickenbacker 

The United States Army is the oldest branch in the U.S. military, with a history that can be traced back to the Continental Army in 1775. The Army, of course, has developed significantly since then, as warfare has changed as well as the purpose of the military. One of the biggest changes is combat aviation, which brought warfare from the ground to the air, first with airplanes, then with helicopters. The U.S. Army has found a way to incorporate the latter into its structure, creating one of the most effective and deadly forces in the military. 

Combat aviators for the U.S. Army are capable of launching attacks, dropping troops, scouting the area, and much more as aviation technology continues to grow. The helicopters that make up these units have become part of the backbone of the Army, integral in their strategies and operations. 

How much do you know about combat aviation in the U.S. Army, though? Could you pass a quiz on the subject by naming the most important helicopters used by the Army or how the units are constructed? Here's your chance to find out. That's if you're up for the challenge. 

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