TCAP Airmen Conduct FRIES
June 8, 2022
May 17, 2022 - Tactical Air Control Party (TCAP) specialists from the 146th Air Support Operations Squadron, Oklahoma Air National Guard, conduct fast rope insertion and extraction system (FRIES) training from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter attached to Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, Arkansas National Guard, at Razorback Range near Ft. Smith, Arkansas.
FRIES is designed to quickly deploy personnel from a helicopter without the helicopter touching down.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photos by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire.