Emerging markets look to round out rotary-wing Close Air Support options

Widely reported last month was the news that Prince Harry has qualified as an Apache Aircraft Commander and Co-Pilot Gunner, with his duties to continue at Wattisham Flying Station. Arguably, it is the close air support of attack helicopters that has made the most significant impact in Afghanistan, ensuring troops on the ground are not left vulnerable to drawn-out and clouded hostile engagements. That experience continues to press militaries worldwide to invest in attack helicopter capabil...
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