The US military maintains a joint combat assessment team at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, that assesses the battle damage incurred by any US fixed- or rotary-wing aircraft, officials with Kandahar's 451st Air Expeditionary Wing announced June 7, 2010. This work yields insights on the enemy and ultimately helps to make these platforms more survivable. Here, Capt. Mark Friesen, an airman with this team, measures the entry point of a bullet on an HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter.
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