The Army salutes a reliable copter with a revamp. Illustration by Nick Kaloterakis (See what’s what on the Black Hawk!)

From the world’s tallest mobile crane to NASA’s new escape system for the Orion crew capsule, from the meanest drill to the Army’s new Blackhawk upgrades, in this episode of Cocktail Party Science, host Chuck Cage sits down with Popular Science’s Sr. Associate Editor Seth Fletcher to find out How it Works.

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