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Upgraded RAF Chinook operational in Afghanistan

9th January 2013 - 02:01 GMT | by Patrick Allen in RAF Odiham

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The first upgraded Royal Air Force (RAF) Chinook Mk4 helicopters deployed to Afghanistan in late November, less than six months after their introduction to frontline squadrons, it has been confirmed.

With an initial release to service granted in May 2012, RAF Chinooks crews were able to begin their operational work-up ...

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