WATCH: IDF HELICOPTER LANDS ON GIANT US SUPERCARRIER NEAR HAIFA PORT
Arrival of supercarrier marks latest step in US, Israel defense cooperation.
IDF chopper lands on US vessel
Footage showing the awe-inspiring United States Navy USS George H.W. Bush supercarrier docked outside Israel’s northern Haifa port was released by the IDF on Saturday evening.
The images depict from multiple viewpoints an Israeli military helicopter landing on the vast American vessel.
Measuring at 1,092 feet long and carrying an estimated 5,000 member crew, the supercarrier is an “important part of the coalition campaign against the Islamic State,” the IDF said in an statement.