Friday, September 24, 2021

Afghanistan

U.S. Army awards contract to Leidos to support Mi-17 and PC-12 aircraft for Afghanistan...

Leidos was awarded a $35,7 million modification by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, for continued contractor logistics support services for special mission wing Mi-17/PC-12 aircraft fleets in support of the government of Afghanistan.

The Afghan government is building a militia force with Indian help: Hekmatyar

As per Hekmatyar , efforts are underway to establish militia forces in the northern provinces of Afghanistan. He also said that the Afghan government was trying to create obstacles to peace.

Afghanistan: Rarely Seen Anti-Tank Weapon Destroys a Helicopter

Anti-tank guided missiles require training and multiple people to effectively fire them; for the most part, they are unwieldy. But they are capable of accurately hitting a target from kilometers away — well outside the range of small-arms fire — making them dangerous to vehicles, outposts and stationary aircraft. That makes their potential emergence in Afghanistan especially troubling for the Afghan military, which fights its battles mostly from checkpoints.

Rockets hit near main diplomatic district in Kabul: Official

Several mortar shells slammed into various part of Kabul on Tuesday morning, wounding at least 10 civilians, shaking the main diplomatic district and sending foreign embassies into lockdown, officials and sources said.

Gen Tandeen khan achakzai caught with $5 million cash in UAE

According to local sources, Indian officials are coordinating with UAE authorities for his release

Afghan women’s rights advocate, negotiator injured in attack

She is on the negotiating team with Taliban, she suffered a injury on her arm during the attack.

Afghan troops conduct military drill near Durand Line

Infantry, commandos, border security forces and air force participated in the exercise in which heavy and light weapons were used

Video appearing to show Afghan troops brutality sparks outrage

The desecration of corpses in Afghanistan's war has been a recurrent issue, with several videos emerging over the past 20 years, including one in 2011 showing a group of US marines urinating on three blood-soaked bodies.

Four officers of Afghan Intelligence Agency NDS killed in Kabul

NDS operatives were accompanied by TTP / ISKP terrorists when an IED went off in Kabul, killing 4 operatives & other occupants of the vehicle.