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Apache choppers 'appropriate for Libya'

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British government ministers have approved the deployment of British Apache helicopters in Libya. Apaches are mobile, agile and operate close to the ground, but they are also vulnerable in a way that jets high in the sky are not. Defence analyst Rear Admiral Chris Parry tells us more about these machines.


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