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Apache choppers 'appropriate for Libya'

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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