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New helicopters introduced for Iowa National Guard

DAVENPORT (KWWL) -

The Iowa National Guard is introducing two new models of helicopters for aviation units.

Upgraded Chinook and Lakota helicopters were on display at an event in Davenport Tuesday.

The Lakota will be used for emergency medical transportation in addition to search and rescue operations. The Chinooks will be equipped with enhanced communication and navigation equipment.

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