U.S. troops ruined or disabled practically 100 beat motor vehicles and dozens of aircraft just before vacating the airport in Kabul on Monday, in a very last-ditch bid to deprive the Taliban of the use of some American military services machines.
But now that all U.S. forces have left Afghanistan, protection officers, lawmakers and industry experts who monitor the move of weapons are watching closely to see what results in being of the acres of weaponry, motor vehicles and aircraft that had been left driving, are nonetheless operable and can be of use to the Taliban or to arms smugglers.
Oryx, a site that verifies military services machines working with pictures and films, has recognized 38 airplanes, 13 helicopters and seven unmanned aerial motor vehicles that the Taliban has captured in working purchase.
The overall stockpile is most likely a lot larger. The Taliban inherited 1000’s of U.S.-provided assault weapons and military services ground motor vehicles alongside with other engineering and machines which includes artillery pieces and evening-vision goggles, another toll of the U.S. troop withdrawal and the collapse of the U.S.-backed Afghan Nationwide Protection Forces.
This week, films and photographs circulated on social media exhibiting a U.S. UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter traveling in Afghanistan, the initial this kind of images hinting at new Taliban beat air abilities.