Saturday, September 25, 2021

Topic: Afghanistan

U.S. National Guard deploys CH-47 Chinook helicopters to Afghanistan

Oregon National Guard soldiers and six CH-47 Chinook helicopters assigned to BRAVO 1-168 Aviation left Pendleton Wednesday en route to Fort Hood, Texas - and mobilization to...

Colt, FN America tapped for M16A4 production for foreign military sales

FN America and Colt's Manufacturing have been tapped for M16A4 rifle production for foreign military sales customers. In a statement Wednesday, the Department of Defense said both companies...

U.S. approves plan to provide CH-47 Chinook helicopters to Afghanistan

The United States has approved a plan to provide Ch-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters to the Special Mission Wing of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. The story...

U.S. Air Force E-11A aircraft crashed in Afghanistan

A mystery plane crashed Monday in Taliban-held territory in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, south of the capital, Afghan officials said. It was not immediately clear how many people...

MD Helicopters completes delivery of first 30 enhanced MD 530Fs for Afghan Air Force

Famed U.S. rotorcraft maker MD Helicopters, Inc. announced that it has completed delivery of first 30 enhanced MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters for Afghan Air Force. Part of...

MD Helicopters awarded $50 million for support of Afghan MD-530F helicopter fleet

U.S. defense contractor MD Helicopters said on Tuesday it had awarded a $50.4 million contract modification for logistics support of the MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopter fleet...

U.S. paratroopers use Black Hornet personal-reconnaissance drones in Afghanistan

U.S. Army paratroopers use 21st-century personal-reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial System, called the Black Hornet, during a patrol in Afghanistan. Photos released Saturday by 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division...

U.S. Air Force taps Sierra Nevada for A-29 training for the Afghanistan Air Force

The U.S. Department of Defense has announced on 4 April that Sierra Nevada Corp. has been awarded a $42,7 million contract for A-29 Super Tucano training for...

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