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Tag Archive | Helmand Province

Marines in M1 Abrams Tanks: United States Deploying Heavily Armored Tanks for First Time in Afghanistan War

Photo’s and video footage of the M1A1 and the M1A2 in action. Segment shows tanks moving at a good pace at the end. M1 Abrams tanks, which will be fielded by the Marines in the country’s southwest, will be deployed in Afghanistan for the first time, and will allow ground forces to target insurgents from […]

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Assault on Kandahar NATO Base in Southern Afghanistan

Security tightened in Afghanistan following insurgent attack, injuring an untold number of soldier. Third time in a week that insurgents have attacked Kandahar NATO base. As many as 100 insurgents — some with suicide vests — may have been involved — in the attack on the airfield. At least five rockets and mortars fire into […]

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