Showing posts with label weather. Show all posts
Showing posts with label weather. Show all posts

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Weather Forecasting in Afghanistan

Any military operation needs information about the weather in order to conduct operations. Afghanistan is no exception to this fact. Read more about U.S. Air Force weathermen who forecast the weather in Afghanistan in "Face of Defense: Airman Weathers Storms in Afghanistan", DoD News, February 10, 2015.

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.