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Afghan Air Force Arms Helicopters

B-roll of how prior to a mission, Afghan and U.S. Airmen equip an AAF MI-17 helicopter with 57mm rockets for the first time, allowing the Afghans to provide for their own mission security without reliance on ISAF aircraft for assistance in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Sound bites include Senior Master Sgt. Kirk Manring from High Point, N.C., USAF Maintenance Superintendent, 442nd AEAG, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan and Col. Khan Aziz, Support Group Commander, Kandahar Air Wing, Afghan Air Force.

Video by Spc. Bryan Spradlin.

Added: Oct-24-2010 Occurred On: Oct-21-2010
By: bravo61
Afghanistan, Middle East
Tags: Afghanistan, US, Afghan Air Force, MI-17, HInd, US Air Force, USAF, AAF, ISAF, OEF, Kandahar
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