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U.S. Army AH-64D Apache Helicopter at Kandahar Airfield Featured 2011 Print

U.S. Army AH-64D Apache Helicopter at Kandahar Airfield

Pictured is a U.S Army AH-64D Apache Helicopter at Kandahar Airfield in 2011.
U.S. AH-64Ds typically flew in Afghanistan and Iraq without the Longbow Radar in the absence of armoured threats.
The Apache is a twin-engine army attack helicopter developed by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing).
The US Army has more than 800 Apaches in service, and more than 1, 000 have been exported.
The Apache was first used in combat in 1989 in the US military action in Panama. It was used in Operation Desert Storm and has supported low intensity and peacekeeping operations worldwide including Turkey, Bosnia and Kosovo.
The first Apache Longbow was delivered in April 1997 to the US Army.
The AH-64D Longbow was deployed by the US Army in Afghanistan as part of Operation Anaconda.
Kandahar Airfield, Kandahar Provence in Afghanistan was used by the RAF for combat operations from 2001 to 2014.
Part of Kandahar Airfield was known as RAF Kandahar, It operated RAF, Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Corps aircraft and was one end of the "Air Bridge" that started inRAF Brize Norton in the UK.All otherISAFairborne forces were also based there.
Kandahar International Airport as it was called originally is located some 10 miles South-East of the city of Kandahar in Afghanistan.
It is the country's second international airport and one of its biggest military bases, it has the space for over two hundred military aircraft

Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 Prepares for a Sortie Over Afghanistan Featured 2011 Print

Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 Prepares for a Sortie Over Afghanistan

A Tornado GR4 from 617 Squadron taxis priorto take off from Kandahar air base in Afghanistan for another mission in support of ground troops.
The squadron are part of 904 Expeditionary Air Wing based at Kandahar Air Wing, Afghanistan.
904 Expeditionary Air Wing (EAW) is the RAF headquarters element based at Kandahar airfield, which is a strategically vital location just ten miles from Afghanistan's second city comprising of 1.2 million people. Kandahar is one of the world's busiest airfields, with over 400 aircraft and a quarter of a million aircraft movements every year.
It is home to a diverse mix of nations operating a vast range of platforms including RAF Reaper Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS), helicopters, strategic and tactical lift such as the RAF C-130, civilian and contractor aircraft and a large number of fast jets including F16, Mirage 2000, FA-18, A-10 and the RAF Tornado GR4. These aircraft operate in harmony to provide critical support to the Land Forces and contribute to the ISAF mission to stabilise and develop Afghanistan.
904 EAW is commanded by a group captain.The Commanding Officer of 904 EAW acts as the senior British military officer for British Force Elements based at Kandahar Airfield, representing the United Kingdom and liaising with Command Kandahar Airfield (COMKAF). The commanding Officer ensures that British Service personnel, entitled British and embedded nations are provided with real life support in order to maintain Force Element operational capabilities