Close Air Support Emphasized in Afghanistan Military Operations




The nature of Afghanistan military operations is placing increasing emphasis on close air support. In Wardak province, a newly-established combat outpost, Joghato, houses a team whose job it is to seek out the enemy and close air support plays a significant role in that. Army and Air Force troops are working together to coordinate close air support, target the origin of incoming fire to the combat outpost and improve overall security for soldiers on the ground. As Afghanistan military...
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