September 19 2017
The Afghan air force has just received its first four U.S.-made UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, say officials cited by Reuters.
They arrived on Tuesday in Kandahar, according to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission.
Washington plans to supply 159 Black Hawks in the next few years to help the Afghan air force replace its Soviet-era Mi-17 helicopters. The aging Mi-17 fleets has become increasingly hard to maintain and replace.
Nineteen of the Afghan air force's 46 Mi-17s...
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