London (2) UK's Helicopter Commitment to Afghanistan Beyond 2015

Drwiega, Andrew
April 2011
Military Technology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p6
The article reports on the move of British government to leave Afghanistan in or around 2015. It mentions that the decision has coincided with the cancellation of the Search and Rescue-Helicopter (SAR-H) Private Finance Initiative (PFI). It cites the questionable acquisition of additional 12 CH-47 Chinooks by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). It notes that the acquisition is confirmed at the National Audit Office's Briefing for the House of Commons Defence Committee.


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