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Mid Caption: 5 Aviation has deployed two CH-47 Chinooks to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The first one arrived in early March and the second in mid-March. This rotation is called Rotaion 5 and is doing an eight month deployment.
Deep Caption: Operation SLIPPER is Australia's military contribution to international campaigns against terrorism, countering piracy, and maritime security. Under this operation our forces contribute to the efforts of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) - led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. ISAF seeks to bring security, stability and prosperity to Afghanistan and aims at preventing Afghanistan again becoming a safe haven for international terrorists. Operation SLIPPER also supports the United States-led International Coalition Against Terrorism (ICAT) efforts in the broader Middle East.