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U.S. Sends More Gunships to Afghanistan

By James T. McKenna | July 25, 2007

Six new helicopter gunships are expected to arrive in Afghanistan in August, according to Al Jazeera. The aircraft are part of U.S. plans to boost Afghan air power that include shipping 186 aircraft to its under-equipped air force by 2012, including reconnaissance planes, helicopters, helicopter gunships and fixed-wing planes. For related news

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