To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

US Army aviation takes the fight to Daesh

15th August 2016 - 16:00 GMT | by Babak Taghvaee in Ankara

RSS

The US Army’s deployment back to Iraq has given helicopter units the first operational experience of working as attack/reconnaissance units following the service’s recent restructure and withdrawal of the OH-58 Kiowa Warrior.

Since 2014 US Army aviation units have been supporting US military advisers, including special operations forces, on the ground in Iraq. 

The Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) was established to assist the Iraqi government in its war against Daesh, which then occupied the majority of Nineveh and Al-Anbar provinces, including the key city of Mosul.

While the USMC deployed its MV-22Bs to Camp

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial
Babak Taghvaee

Author

Babak Taghvaee


Babak Taghvaee is a Shephard special correspondent.

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin