In late 2005, a Russian mineral exploration company discovered a series of large oilfields in southern Sudan. Sudan’s Military government, with its ability to hold the newly revitalised Sudanese People’s Liberation Army at bay beginning to falter, decided this new source of oil was its one sure-fire way to hold onto power.
With its unique sound on the battlefield, you will
know when this chopper is getting close. Armed
with a cannon, dumbifre rockets and AT missiles,
its whining noise is often the last thing an
American soldier heres.