The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the Nigerian government has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States. Read the full article here.
Nigeria has now received all 12 Super Tucano armed turboprops ordered from the United States. Information Minister, Lai Mohammed announced the arrival on Monday. Read the full article here.
Colombian President Ivan Duque wants to renew the country’s aircraft fleet and showed interest in Brazil’s Embraer EMBR3.SA Super Tucano planes, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday after they met in Brasilia. Read the full article here.
The arrival, last week, of six A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets (in Nigeria), the first batch of 12 ordered by the federal government from the United States, raised hopes that the fighter planes would make a difference in the raging war against insurgency and banditry… Read the full article at Thisdaylive.com
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security reached another milestone in production of the second of three A-29 Super Tucano aircraft for the Combat Aviation Advisor (CAA) mission for Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The aircraft landed, Code 1, at SNC’s Centennial, Colorado, modification facilities February 23, 2021. Read the full release…
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security released photographs of one of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack, combat and reconnaissance aircraft for the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) painted in a jungle paint scheme. Read the full release at sncorp.com.