You may be cool, but not riding on the side of a light helicopter in downtown Tampa cool. Luckily they’re only firing blanks, but you wouldn’t know without the facts behind each and every Photo Of The Day here at The Firearm Blog. As if that wasn’t enough, the U.S. Special Operations Command soldiers arrived by boat as well.
Here you can see them fire blank rounds from a helicopter during a Special Operations Forces (SOF) demonstration in Downtown Tampa, Florida, during SOF Week in May 2022. The SOF Week is the premier gathering for the SOF community and industry, This year they brought together more than 11,000 attendees, including representatives from more than 100 countries.
Sea, Air and Land.
Below: A member assigned to U.S. Special Operations Command searches a boat during a Special Operations Forces (SOF)
The bigger chopper comes in handy during a simulated rescue mission.
Members are rappelled up to a helicopter
Posing for the photo.
Photos and captions by U.S. Air Force, Airman 1st Class Joshua Hastings