Operating from a remote patrol base in Helmand, two British snipers were responsible for killing 75 Taliban fighters in just 40 days. In one remarkable feat of marksmanship, two insurgents were dispatched with a single bullet.
The Antonov An-225 Mriya is a strategic airlift cargo aircraft, designed in the USSR in the 1980s. It is the world's heaviest aircraft. The design, built to transport the Buran orbiter, was an enlargement of the successful An-124 Ruslan.