DOD Report: Afghan Air Force Making Strides, But Needs More Resources, Training

By Courtney Albon / November 4, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Although the Afghan Air Force has shown an ability to perform in key mission areas such as light airlift and human remains recovery, its resources are limited and it still relies heavily on coalition airpower for aerial fire support, according to a Defense Department report published in late October. The report discusses broader progress DOD made between April 1 and Sept. 30, 2014 to promote a more secure and stable Afghanistan, and includes an update on the state of the...

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