Cobra Gunships and JDAM Air Support For Special Forces

first published on June 28, 2020 by

A US Army Special Forces Operation Detachment Alpha (ODA) takes direct fire from Taliban insurgents in Helmand, Afghanistan and responds with overwhelming firepower.

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The 12-man unit calls in Cobra gunships which proceed to crush enemy positions. The last remaining enemy firefighters or then pinpointed in a compound and fixed wing aircraft arrive to drop a JDAM on the dwelling, finishing them off.