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India’s Plans to Buy Helicopter Gunships for Afghanistan
January 02, 2018

India’s Plans to Buy Helicopter Gunships for Afghanistan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
New Delhi is purportedly considering purchasing second-hand Mi-35 helicopters for the Afghan military.
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

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Air Force placed an order for six additional light attack aircraft for the Afghan Air Force.

Afghanistan to Get 150 Scout Helicopters by 2022
September 08, 2017

Afghanistan to Get 150 Scout Helicopters by 2022

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. military ordered 150 MD-530F high-altitude scout helicopters for the Afghan Air Force.

India Considers Stepping up Military Assistance to Afghanistan
March 25, 2017

India Considers Stepping up Military Assistance to Afghanistan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India is purportedly evaluating whether to repair grounded Afghan helicopters and transport aircraft.

Afghan Air Force Receives 4 Light Attack Aircraft
March 24, 2017

Afghan Air Force Receives 4 Light Attack Aircraft

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The four new light attack aircraft are arriving just in time for this year’s fighting season.
India Delivers 4th Combat Helicopter to Afghanistan
December 01, 2016

India Delivers 4th Combat Helicopter to Afghanistan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
New Delhi has finally delivered the last of four combat helicopters to the Afghan Air Force.

US to Replace Russian Mi-17s With Black Hawk Helicopters in Afghanistan
December 01, 2016

US to Replace Russian Mi-17s With Black Hawk Helicopters in Afghanistan

By Ahmad Shah Katawazai
A new budget request includes funding for supplying U.S. Black Hawks in Afghanistan.
Why Air Power Matters in Afghanistan
September 16, 2016

Why Air Power Matters in Afghanistan

By Shawn Snow
Considering Afghanistan’s mountainous and formidable terrain, air support during counterinsurgency operations is vital.

Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
August 27, 2016

Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Afghan Air Force recently took delivery of the last batch of U.S.-made MD530F light attack helicopters.

India: Delivery of 4th Combat Helicopter to Afghanistan Faces Delay
August 25, 2016

India: Delivery of 4th Combat Helicopter to Afghanistan Faces Delay

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The last of four helicopters remains grounded due to missing spare parts.

US General Asks India for More Military Assistance in Afghanistan
August 14, 2016

US General Asks India for More Military Assistance in Afghanistan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
U.S. General John Nicholson wants New Delhi to deliver more combat helicopters to the Afghan Air Force.
Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
July 19, 2016

Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The recent delivery increases the Afghan Air Force’s fleet of light attack helicopters from 18 to 23.

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