Peruvian Army

06-Aug-15 EP-662 Mil Mi-17 Piura, Peru (1F)

06-Aug-15 EP-662 Mil Mi-17 Piura, Peru (1F)

6-Aug-2015

Student Dioselinda Zapata Feijó was walking near the helicopter shortly after it landed was struck fatally by the tail rotor, after reportedly ignoring the security cordon. Municipal official Kathia Izquierdo said the woman’s brother reported she was trying to deliver a letter to the Cabinet chief asking that a relative be freed from prison.... Read more

16-Jun-14 EP-665 Mil MI-171Sh Ayacucho, Peru

16-Jun-14 EP-665 Mil MI-171Sh Ayacucho, Peru

16-Jun-2014

Four of five POB injured.  Crashed into trees on take off from the grounds of the barracks No. 42 of counterinsurgency battalion Vraem (who do counter narcotics work)... Read more

14-Sep-11 EP-617 Mil Mi-171 Chorobamba, Peru (2F)

14-Sep-11 EP-617 Mil Mi-171 Chorobamba, Peru (2F)

14-Sep-2011

Shot down by rebels of Sendero Luminoso when flying over the region of the rivers Apurimac and Ene. Two fatalities named as Lt. Col. Ernesto Vasquez Esneider Silvaand Captain Alberto Campos Vidarte Jenner... Read more

Hurricane-I missile pod developed for Peruvian Army Mi-17s

Hurricane-I missile pod developed for Peruvian Army Mi-17s

27-Jan-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Casanave Industrial Development, in association with the 1st Army Aviation Brigade of Peru, has developed a missle pod system for the MI-17-1B The system, called Hurricane-I is operational on Mi-17 helicopters assigned to counter-insurgency operations in the valley of the Ene and Apurimac rivers.  It includes the HMP-250 Helicopter Machine-gun Pods made by Herstal in... Read more

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