Friday, November 19, 2010

Heavy Tanks to Deploy to Afghanistan

The U.S. Marines are going to deploy a company of heavy tanks to Afghanistan in its counterinsurgency fight.  The M1 Abrams tanks will allow ground troops to target insurgents from a distance of up to a mile with accurate heavy fire from its 120-mm main gun.  Read more in "U.S. deploying heavily armored battle tanks for first time in Afghan war", The Washington Post, November 19, 2010.

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