The Tern was a transport helicopter used by the Coalition of Ordered Governments. In 17 B.E., it was entering its final stages of use, and was being replaced by the King Raven.
Invasion of Kashkur
Terns were a common means of transport between troops and a couple dozen were found parked on the airbase at COG 6 Brigade HQ on Lakar.
During the Invasion of Kashkur, Terns were used in several operations. A Tern took Col.James Choi to Forward Operating Base Tyro from Lakar. Several Terns fought in the Battle of Shavad, evacuating wounded Gears. At least five Terns were lost to ground fire in attempted extractions.