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Afghan Air Force Takes Delivery of 2 A-29 Light Attack Aircraft
May 08, 2018
Afghan Air Force Takes Delivery of 2 A-29 Light Attack Aircraft
The Afghan Air Force has received a further two A-29 light attack aircraft.
Afghan Air Force Takes Delivery of 2 A-29 Light Attack Aircraft
A-29s Carry Out One Third of Afghan Airstrikes
April 18, 2018
A-29s Carry Out One Third of Afghan Airstrikes
Five out of 15 airstrikes that the Afghan Air Force conducts each day are carried out by A-29 light attack aircraft.
A-29s Carry Out One Third of Afghan Airstrikes
Afghan Air Force Drops Laser-Guided Bomb for 1st Time in Combat
March 28, 2018
Afghan Air Force Drops Laser-Guided Bomb for 1st Time in Combat
Afghan Air Force light attack aircraft used a laser-guided bomb to destroy a Taliban compound in Southwestern Afghanistan.
Afghan Air Force Drops Laser-Guided Bomb for 1st Time in Combat
US Buys 6 More Light Attack Aircraft for Afghan Air Force
October 26, 2017
US Buys 6 More Light Attack Aircraft for Afghan Air Force
The U.S. Air Force placed an order for six additional light attack aircraft for the Afghan Air Force.
US Buys 6 More Light Attack Aircraft for Afghan Air Force
Afghan Air Force Receives 4 Light Attack Aircraft
March 24, 2017
Afghan Air Force Receives 4 Light Attack Aircraft
The four new light attack aircraft are arriving just in time for this year’s fighting season.
Afghan Air Force Receives 4 Light Attack Aircraft
Why Air Power Matters in Afghanistan
September 16, 2016
Why Air Power Matters in Afghanistan
Considering Afghanistan’s mountainous and formidable terrain, air support during counterinsurgency operations is vital.
Why Air Power Matters in Afghanistan
Afghan Air Force’s A-29s Only Drop ‘Dumb’ Bombs in Air Strikes so far
June 10, 2016
Afghan Air Force’s A-29s Only Drop ‘Dumb’ Bombs in Air Strikes so far
Until now, Afghanistan’s new A-29 light attack aircraft have only been using unguided bombs against Taliban targets.
Afghan Air Force’s A-29s Only Drop ‘Dumb’ Bombs in Air Strikes so far
Afghan Air Force’s New Light Attack Aircraft Conducts More than 260 Sorties in Afghanistan
May 11, 2016
Afghan Air Force’s New Light Attack Aircraft Conducts More than 260 Sorties in Afghanistan
A-29 Super Tucano aircraft have flown hundreds of close-air support and training missions since January.
Afghan Air Force’s New Light Attack Aircraft Conducts More than 260 Sorties in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Will the Afghan Air Force Make a Difference in the 2016 Fighting Season?
April 14, 2016
Afghanistan: Will the Afghan Air Force Make a Difference in the 2016 Fighting Season?
The Afghan Air Force will, for the first time, deploy new light attack aircraft in its fight against insurgents this year.
Afghanistan: Will the Afghan Air Force Make a Difference in the 2016 Fighting Season?
Confirmed: First Four A-29 Light Attack Aircraft Arrive in Afghanistan
January 19, 2016
Confirmed: First Four A-29 Light Attack Aircraft Arrive in Afghanistan
The four light attack planes arrived in Kabul fully combat ready.
Confirmed: First Four A-29 Light Attack Aircraft Arrive in Afghanistan
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
January 14, 2016
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
Kabul has ordered 12 more MD530F Cayuse Warrior light attack helicopters for the 2016 fighting season.
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
Afghanistan’s Newest Attack Helicopter a ‘Total Mess’?
September 28, 2015
Afghanistan’s Newest Attack Helicopter a ‘Total Mess’?
Afghanistan’s most decorated pilot is critical of U.S. efforts to help build the Afghan Air Force.
Afghanistan’s Newest Attack Helicopter a ‘Total Mess’?
Afghan Air Force to Receive 5 More Attack Helicopters
August 14, 2015
Afghan Air Force to Receive 5 More Attack Helicopters
However, they will not be used during this year's fighting season.
Afghan Air Force to Receive 5 More Attack Helicopters
When Will the Afghan Air Force Be Ready to Fight the Taliban?
March 12, 2015
When Will the Afghan Air Force Be Ready to Fight the Taliban?
It will take another year for Afghan ground forces to be able to call in indigenous close air support on a grand scale.
When Will the Afghan Air Force Be Ready to Fight the Taliban?
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