Efforts to bolster rotary capability in Afghanistan continue as Merlins and more Hips are headed to theater
National and international military efforts to provide greater rotary lift for operations in Afghanistan are coming to fruition. Royal Air Force AgustaWestland Merlin helicopters will shortly begin operations in Afghanistan, following the end of four months of training for the deployment, as part of an effort to increase the number of British support helicopters in-theater. NATO, meanwhile, is also trying to provide additional capacity for the International Security Assistance Force ...
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