Navy SEALs reportedly used never before seen ‘stealth helicopter’

By Stephen C. Webster
Thursday, May 5, 2011 9:59 EDT
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Why did U.S. soldiers detonate one of their helicopters before allegedly extracting Osama bin Laden’s body from Abottabad, Pakistan?

Turns out, according to an ABC News report, it’s because they were using a never before seen weapon of war, produced by a weapons research program that was only ever rumored to exist.

And now, the term “stealth helicopter” is born.

ABC News investigative reporter Brian Ross reports.

This video is from ABC News, broadcast Wednesday, May 4, 2011.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
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