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US Approved Possible Ground Attack Aircraft Sale to Tunisia

US Approved Possible Ground Attack Aircraft Sale to Tunisia 28 February, 2020

Tunisia, in armament race in the region, continues to acquisition of defence systems.

According to a statement from the US Department of Defence, approval for the possible sale of AT-6 Wolverine aircraft requested by Tunisia has been approved. Platforms which are ground attack models of T-6 Texan IIs, Textron production. Besides the aircraft, the estimated cost of the package including guided bombs, BAE Systems production APKWS 2.75 "rocket guidance kits, 12.7 mm machine guns and L-3 WESCAM MX 15D elector-optic / infrared sensor system was announced as 325.8 million USD. .

Using 85% of the same components as the T-6 Texan II aircraft, AT-6 Wolverine can carry 680 kilograms of payload, consisting of drop tanks and ammunition at six hardpoints under the wing.

US Approved Possible Ground Attack Aircraft Sale to Tunisia

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