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With attributed this rise to the challenges facing Iraqis in the transport equipment overland, she pointed to the existence ofsome airstrips near combat zones , including Mosul area of operations.
, said Colonel Jarla Bolton, commander of the air transport 386 of the central command of the US Army in the Middle East, "the Air transport unit 386 has doubled the volume ofgoods, equipment and people traveling to areas of operations near Mosul , an average of four times what they were transmitted since the beginning of the military campaign against Daesh two years ago . "in an interview (Stars and Stervs newspaper US) accredited to the Pentagon, Colonel Bolton this increase attributed to" the challenges facing Iraqis in the transfer of equipment by road. "
He noted the US official to "even after the loss of regulation of large areas of land which was occupied last year, air transport remains vital effort ensures the transfer of supplies, equipment and people into the theater of operations speed." He pointed to "the existence of some airstrips near combat zones , including Mosul area of operations."