U.K.’s Merlin Helos Begin Afghanistan Withdrawal

Credit: Wg Cdr Dylan Eklund/Crown Copyright
LONDON — The U.K. is withdrawing its Royal Air Force AgustaWestland EH101 Merlin HC3 transport helicopters from Afghanistan as part of the drawdown of British combat forces in theater. The move, announced on June 4, comes after four years of continuous operations by the Merlins in theater operating...

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