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The helicopter was put to military use almost immediately after its introduction. While it was not utilized extensively during World War II, the jungle terrain of both Korea and Vietnam prompted the helicopter's widespread use during both of those wars, and technological refinements made it a valuable tool during the Persian Gulf War as well.
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Training for new rotary wing aviators is called IERW, or Initial Entry Rotary Wing, training. It covers both lighter aircraft used for training purposes and actual military helicopters. Trainees also use flight simulators to become familiar with the techniques needed to fly helicopters. The course lasts for 32 weeks, and it is divided into four parts, or phases.