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June 19, 2007

Report: British Troops Face Helicopter, Armored Vehicle Shortage

MoD Denies Shortage Allegations, Says Assets Are "Shared"

British soldiers in Afghanistan are reportedly facing severe shortages of helicopters and armored vehicles. The Daily Telegraph reports only half the Apache helicopters assigned to British forces in the country are operable and just 70 percent of the Chinook transport helicopters are available for use.

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