A blog providing news, analysis, insight, and commentary on the war in Afghanistan.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Snow Affects Helicopter Operations in Southern Afghanistan
Southern Afghanistan recently saw some snowy weather. Snow will affect military operations - changing or cancelling various types of activities. Primarily this pertains to movement of vehicles over roads and the use of rotary wing aircraft. Read an interesting article on how adverse weather conditions affects the use of rotary wing aircraft in Afghanistan. See "In Afghanistan, snow in desert brings operations to a halt", Stars and Stripes, February 15, 2014.