The Spanish army has begun transporting three Eurocopter EC665 Tiger attack helicopters to Afghanistan, kicking off the country’s first operational deployment of the type. The helicopters will be deployed to Herat in west Afghanistan beginning March 27. They will be used to support the pullout of Spanish troops, which is due to be completed in 2014. Spanish pilots and engineers have been training for the deployment over the past six months in the Chinchilla, Agoncillo, Bardenas, ...
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