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Merlin Helicopters Train For Afghanistan

24th August 2009 - 14:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The Merlin Helicopter Force has commenced a four month training exercise in the United States as the final stage of preparation for its end of year deployment to Afghanistan.

The Merlins, from RAF Benson in Oxfordshire, will provide vital support to ground operations, increasing the capacity of UK helicopter lift ...

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