Afghan Air Forces Receive Four Light Attack Aircraft From US - Pentagon


Afghan Air Forces Receive Four Light Attack Aircraft From US - Pentagon
  1. Afghan Air Forces Receive Four Light Attack Aircraft From US - Pentagon
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    Four A-29 Super Tucano aircraft for the Afghanistan Air Force (AAF) have arrived in Kabul from a base in the US state of Georgia, raising the fledgling air force’s inventory of the light-attack aircraft from eight to 12, the US Department of Defense said in a press release on M…
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Four A-29 Super Tucano aircraft for the Afghanistan Air Force (AAF) have arrived in Kabul from a base in the US state of Georgia, raising the fledgling air force’s inventory of the light-attack aircraft from eight to 1…

  1. Ride 2 Recovery Beaches to Peaches

    Coastalcourier.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 22:03 coastalcourier.com
    Supporters waving American flags greeted more than 100 cyclists who rode into Richmond Hill Tuesday afternoon in a ride described as freeing for disabled veterans…
  2. Resolute Support spins loss of Sangin district center as a victory

    Longwarjournal.org -Military
    03.23 / 22:00 www.longwarjournal.org
    Last night, the Taliban, after months of heavy fighting in Sangin in Helmand province, took control of the district center. Yet, Resolute Support, NATO's mission in Afghanistan, is attempting to claim…
  3. IRGC-controlled Iraqi militia deploys to eastern Damascus battle

    Longwarjournal.org -Military
    03.23 / 22:00 www.longwarjournal.org
    The Tehran-controlled Iraqi militia Harakat al Nujaba has announced its participation in a battle raging east of Damascus, joining regime forces in the Jobar and Abbasin…
  4. A Critical Analysis of the Report of the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza Conflict

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 21:12 lawfareblog.com
    Despite the many tumultuous events that have transpired in both the Middle East and the rest of the world since 2014, the conflict that erupted during that summer between Israel and Palestinian armed groups, particularly fighting involving Hamas in Gaza, continues to have importance with respect to the politics of the region, as well as the law and policy in the conduct of armed operations by all sides.  Of particular importance is a lengthy report (Report) commissioned by the United …
  5. The Week at the Military Commissions, 3/20 Session: Medical Records, High-Value Detainee Designations, and Classificatio

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 21:12 lawfareblog.com
    Anxious to kick off two weeks of pretrial hearings in the case against Khalid Shaikh Mohammad and fellow 9/11 defendants, military judge Army Colonel James Pohl gavels us in at 8:59am. Among preliminary matters, Michael Schwartz, counsel for Walid Bin’Attash, is withdrawing from the case. It won’t affect his team’s ability to argue anything today but is unclear what effect it may have as we proceed in the week. First item on the agenda is a medical records discovery issue. The problem from …
  6. ​Compass Call cross-deck continues despite Bombardier protest

    Flightglobal.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 21:03 flightglobal.com
    L3 Communications and the US Air Force will continue their Compass Call cross-deck effort, despite a recent protest from Bombardier over a possible sole-source…
  7. Police: Soldier finds SD card with child porn on it in Newport News

    Wavy.com - Military
    03.23 / 20:54 wavy.com
    An Army soldier reported to a special agent at Fort Eustis that he found an SD card that contained child…
  8. It’s Time for a Select Committee on Russia (Also, We Told You So)

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 20:03 lawfareblog.com
    A few weeks ago, we argued for the need for the formation of a new congressional Select Committee to investigate the Russia Connection. Developments since the publication of that piece have only served to strengthen our argument. Others are making the same case. Yesterday, Senator John McCain stressed that the need for the formation of a bipartisan select committee is now a “requirement.” Likewise, Stand Up Republic, founded by Evan McMullin and Mindy Finn, has called on Congress to do the …
  9. Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 18:53 lawfareblog.com
    The BBC reports that British police have identified Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old UK-born man, as the likely attacker behind the ramming and stabbing on Westminster Bridge yesterday. Masood was shot and killed by police following the attack, which killed three people and injured forty. The Washington Post informs us that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said the attacker Masood had been investigated by British authorities in the past for potential extremist links, but was a “peripheral f…
  10. House Intel Chair Devin Nunes Strikes Again: Tracking the Pattern

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 17:38 lawfareblog.com
    Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, lit up the internet in back-to-back press conferences yesterday on the Hill and at the White House (see Ben, Susan and Quinta’s handy analysis). Nunes’s statements may be puzzling in isolation, but they make a lot more sense in the context of recent events and his own conduct over the last month. It’s worth starting off by parsing what Nunes actually and intentionally said before he tripped over himself answ…
  11. Germany proposes using excess A400M transports for multinational wing

    Janes.com -Military
    03.23 / 17:23 www.janes.com
    The German Federal Ministry of Defence (BMVg) is considering sponsoring a multinational air transport wing to fly the excess 13 Airbus A400M transport aircraft it will start receiving in 2018. The German parliament decided in January 2011 to sell 13 of the 53 A400Ms ordered for the Luftwaffe,…
  12. Raytheon to Develop New Communications and Engagement Network for US Navy

    Unmannedsystemstechnology.com -Military
    Raytheon has announced that it has been awarded an $11.8 million contract by the U.S. Office of Naval Research to develop networking technologies enabling greater sensor interconnectivity and enhancing integrated … Continue Reading The post Raytheon to Develop New Communications and Engagement Network for US Navy appeared first on Unmanned Systems…
  13. London terrorist a ‘soldier’ of the Islamic State, group claims

    Longwarjournal.org -Military
    03.23 / 17:23 www.longwarjournal.org
    Amaq News Agency claims that the terrorist who launched an attack in London yesterday was the Islamic State's "soldier." The UK Metropolitan Police have identified him as Khalid Masood, a 52 year-old man who was born in…
  14. Denmark orders CAESAR howitzers on 8x8 Tatra trucks

    Janes.com - Military
    03.23 / 17:20 janes.com
    Tatra has confirmed that it will supply 8x8 T-8 truck chassis for the Nexter CAESAR 155 mm/52-calibre self-propelled howitzers that have been ordered by Denmark. Demark's defence minister announced the selection on 14 March, saying Nexter had won the tender to supply 15 CAESARs. Jeppe Reng,…
  15. Chile to start building icebreaker in May

    Janes.com - Military
    03.23 / 17:20 janes.com
    Chile is to begin constructing an icebreaker in May, Admiral Enrique Larrañaga, commander of the Chilean Navy, announced during a 17 March navy bicentennial ceremony in Valparaiso. He said the icebreaker is scheduled to be ready within four years "in order to replace [current…
  16. Belarus finalises new Shershen ATGM system variant

    Janes.com - Military
    03.23 / 17:20 janes.com
    The Scientific Research and Production Centre of Belarus has finalised work on a new vehicle-mounted variant of the Shershen family of anti-tank guided missile systems (ATGMs). The latest system - which utilises the Ukrainian Luch-developed and produced RK-2 and RK-3 variant ATGMs - is…
  17. The Air Force Considers Retiring The F-15C/D For The F-16

    Foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com - Military&Defense
    The United States Air Force is mulling the retirement of the long-running F-15C and F-15D air-to-air fighter and replacing them with upgraded F-16s by the mid-2020s. It’s a process that will no doubt be as controversial as it is complex. Read m…
  18. EC gives green light to Atlas acquisition

    Janes.com -Military
    03.23 / 16:12 www.janes.com
    The competition authority of the European Union announced on 23 March its approval for Thyssenkrupp Technologies' acquisition of the remaining shares of Atlas Elektronik GmbH. Thyssenkrupp currently controls 51% of Atlas shares, with the balance falling to Airbus. Atlas Elektronik supplies…
  19. Poland rules out used F-16 purchase

    Janes.com -Military
    03.23 / 16:12 www.janes.com
    Poland has ruled out the purchase of used F-16A/B multirole combat aircraft to replace Soviet era fighter aircraft inventories on the grounds of cost, Deputy Minister of National Defence Bartosz Kownacki said on 22 March. He said that the decision had been reached following analysis that…
  20. Japan to deliver first two TC-90 trainer aircraft to the Philippines

    Janes.com -Military
    03.23 / 16:12 www.janes.com
    Japan will transfer the first two of five Beechcraft TC-90 King Air advanced trainer aircraft to the Philippines on 27 March, with the remaining three aircraft set to be delivered by the end of 2017, the Tokyo-based Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Agency said in a statement on 21 March.…