MoD Boosts Military Helicopter Fleet by 40 Percent

Last month's announcement from the British government that it would be adding to its military helicopter fleet with 22 new Chinooks was one that many had been waiting for. The issue of air support is one which has remained a major topic of debate surrounding the war in Afghanistan. Many senior military figures have stressed the importance of the military helicopter for transportation in an environment where improvised explosive devices are rife on the ground. Accordingly, the Ministry of...
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