Canada Relies on Allies for Air Support

When Canadian forces in Kandahar come under attack, the skies above are quickly abuzz with the distinct hum of the Royal Air Force’s Harrier jets carrying 45-kilogram bombs.
When Canadian forces in Kandahar come under attack, the skies above are quickly abuzz with the distinct hum of the Royal Air Force’s Harrier jets carrying 45-kilogram bombs.Without aircraft of its own in Afghanistan, Canada must rely on other members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization coalition for air support.”The Canadians are one of our biggest customers at the moment,” said Flight Lieutenant Scott Williams, a 29-year-old Harrier pilot from Wales.globeandmail.com : Canadians look up, way up, for support

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