An MH-47E Chinook flown by the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment hovers while USAF personnel fast-rope down to the ground. Note the M240 machine gun mounted in a window towards the rear of the helicopter’s fuselage.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Matthew R. Loken)

An MH-47E Chinook flown by the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment hovers while USAF personnel fast-rope down to the ground. Note the M240 machine gun mounted in a window towards the rear of the helicopter’s fuselage.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Matthew R. Loken)