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7 janvier 2015 3 07 /01 /janvier /2015 12:45
Djibouti to receive ex-US C-23 cargo aircraft

 

07 January 2015 by defenceWeb

 

The United States has donated military equipment to Djibouti in the past and has now earmarked two ex-US Army C-23B+ cargo aircraft for the Djibouti Air Force. They will be donated as Excess Defence Articles after being retired as a cost cutting measure.

The Shorts C-23 Sherpa was retired from US Army National Guard service in January 2014 after two decades in service. Some of the 35 retired aircraft will be donated to foreign countries. In December US Army Security Assistance Command spokeswoman Kim Gillespie said that the Djibouti Air Force is set to receive two while the Philippines Army is set to receive two and the Philippines Coast Guard another two.


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