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Australia prepared to consider Tiger deployment to Afghanistan

24th June 2009 - 09:00 GMT | by in Canberra


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Australia is prepared to deploy its Eurocopter Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters to support its own forces in Afghanistan once the aircraft reach initial operational capability according to the chief of the Australian Defence Force, AVM Angus Houston.

However, Houston also says he does not anticipate a requirement will emerge, with ...

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