Sunday, September 13, 2009
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As British troops continue to battle the Taliban in Afghanistan, there are questions in the UK over whether soldiers have the best equipment to protect themselves.
Critics say a shortage of helicopters is leaving troops more vulnerable to roadside bombs.
The BBC's Kate Silverton spoke to the man in charge of the helicopter operation in Helmand, Lt Col David Meyer, who said they did not have a shortage.