The 62nd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, recently completed an extended range modification to nearly half of their fleet of MQ-9 Reapers and flew the first ever ER sortie in Afghanistan, Dec. 1, 2015.
Members of 27 Squadron, RAF Regiment on patrol near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, January 2010. The main weapon on this WMIK Land Rover is a 40mm Grenade Machine Gun (GMG). The GMG fires 40mm high explosive grenades up to 2km at a rate of 340 rpm.
U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter Weapons Test Fire!
Visit us on YouTube - WAR FIGHTERS - just look for the BIG RED ONE!DESCRIPTION: A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew chief assigned to Task Force Warhawk, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, 7th Infantry Division conducts a test fire of her weapon near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, May 27, 2017. The Warhawks are working hard to support U.S. Forces Afghanistan as part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and Resolute Support Mission
A pair of A-10C Thunderbolts from the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron taxi down the runway at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 27, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Efren Lopez/Released)
British soldiers from B Flight, 27 Squadron, Royal Air Force Regiment take a break whilst on a combat misson near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Efren Lopez/Released)
Soldiers serving with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Division, shoot a round down range from their M777A2 howitzer on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 22, 2014. The round was part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on KAF from Forward Operating Base Pasab. The shoot also provided training for a fire support team from 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th IBCT, 4th Inf. Div.
An A-10C Thunderbolt II from the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The A-10 is specifically designed to provide close air support for U.S. and coalition ground forces.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Francisco V. Govea II, 27 DEC 2009.)
Tornado’s from 31 Squadron, RAF Marham, take off at Kandahar airfield in Afghanistan where they continue to provide vital close air support and reconnaissance to ISAF troops on the ground as coalition forces hand over to the Afghans.
Thirty Soldiers got the chance to earn one of the more rare badges allowed on the U.S. Army Service Uniform, the German Armed Forces Badge of Marksmanship, during a qualification range at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, March 9, 2014.