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Secret stealth helicopter used in Bin Laden night raid




The wreckage of the helicopter that was downed in Osama bin Laden's compound shows features that suggest it was designed for stealth.
The wreckage of the helicopter that was downed in Osama bin Laden's compound shows features that suggest it was designed for stealth.
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Military experts are buzzing about the never-before-seen stealth helicopters used in the raid on the Bin Laden compound. The Seals had to ditch one of the helicopters after mechanical problems and pictures of the wreckage indicate the military is using a new helicopter. Madeleine is joined by Daniel Goure, Vice President of the Lexington Institute, a think tank for defense and national security issues.

Watch a video of the military's previous effort at a stealth helicopter - the Comanche RAH-66. It was scrapped in 2004 because of cost overrun: