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Radios, cell phones, secure internet, bomb jammers and anti-sniper electronics all require antennas, making for a sometimes bizarre landscape.

At Combat Outpost Hutal, west of Kandahar City, soldiers prepare their truckers for the day's patrols. The various antennas rising above the base are for serveral different kinds of radios, cell phones, secure internet signals, bomb jammers and anti-sniper electronics. They make for a sometimes bizarre landscape.


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