Afghan Air Force to Take Delivery of New Light-Attack Plane

  • A-29 prop plane is built by Sierra Nevada, Embraer for U.S.
  • Contract protests and a lawsuit delayed delivery by 2 years

A-29 Super Tucano.

Source: U.S. Air Force

The Afghan Air Force is about to receive a new light-attack aircraft from the U.S. to support ground troops with cannons, rockets and missiles as they battle resurgent Taliban forces.

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