Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Libya, Afghanistan: Royal Air Force considers itself "overheating"

The number two in the Royal Air Force (RAF) is sounding the alarm. Sir Simon Bryant just told British parliamentarians that if operation in Libya was to last beyond the month of September, the ability of the Air Force to meet, in the future, new emergencies will be compromised.

In a document disclosed Monday, June 20 by the Daily Telegraph, Air Chief Marshal said that the intense operations, conducted concurrently, Afghanistan and Libya poses a tension "considerable" on equipment and personnel.

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