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Let’s Stay Engaged: CH-47D Chinooks for Canada’s Afghan Mission

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Latest updates: Unit standup; CH-47D lost; Canada to sell its Chinooks again? Afghanistan drop-off(click to view full) In December 2005, “Canada Purchases $200M in Equipment for Operation ARCHER in Afghanistan” noted 2 things: the wide variety of emergency equipment that Canada was buying prior to its second Afghan deployment, and the critical omission of battlefield support helicopters from that list. Canada’s absence of helicopter support capability would prove costly in the field, and came up again during Canada’s delayed RFP for 16 CH-47F helicopters. This issue was also discussed in Parliament. The

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