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Cobras over Sirte – AH-1Ws enter the conflict

31st August 2016 - 15:16 GMT | by Babak Taghvaee in Ankara

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In an echo of the role British Apache attack helicopters played in the 2011 intervention in Libya, US Marine Corps (USMC) AH-1W Cobras have entered the fray against Daesh insurgents in Sirte.

The US has been conducting precision air strikes against Daesh targets since 1 August at the request of ...

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