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Afghanistan to shift to US-built helicopters

21st November 2016 - 09:07 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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The Afghan Air Force (AAF), under guidance and funding from the US Department of Defense (DoD), will shift from Russian-built helicopters to ones manufactured in the US.

Specifically, the AAF is expected to begin inducting ex-US Army UH-60A Black Hawks.

The primary impetus for this policy change came via US ...

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