Images: New UK, US joint air control provides unrivaled advantage [Image 1 of 4]
Photo by Sgt. Derek Carlson
An AH-1W Super Cobra with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) departs from Forward Operating Base Dwyer, Afghanistan to provide close air support on a joint Tactical Airstrike Request. The Cobra is one of several stationed at FOB Dwyer as part of a HMLA-169 detachment, which provides quick-response close air support for coalition and Afghan forces within the area.
Date Posted:12.29.2010 06:58
Location:FORWARD OPERATING BASE DWYER, AF