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11 Killed on a Colombian ELINT Plane Crash

A Colombian Air-Force CN235 special-mission aircraft plane crashed on Friday in the north of the country, killing all 11 of those on board. The CN235 is manufactured by Airbus; the plane was produced in 1998 in Seville, Spain and was one of several aircraft converted to carry out Electronic Warfare missions.

Engine flameout blamed for Colombian Kfir crash

The Colombian Air Force (FAC) has reportedly grounded its entire fleet of Kfir C-10 jet fighters following a crash of one of the aircraft. According to Colombian sources, the J79-GE J1EQD engines powering the Kfir are believed to have caused four accidents involving the Kfir TC12/C10, in a series of accidents that claimed the life of one pilot.

Colombian Kfir Pilot Killed in a Crash

A Kfir TC.12 fighter jet belonging to the Colombian air force (FAC), crashed Tuesday (18 February 2014) on a training mission, killing one of...

Colombian Kfirs intercept Russian bombers enrout to Venezuela

Two Russian Tupolev Tu-160 (NATO Reporting Name: Blackjack) strategic bombers triggered a diplomatic raw last week, violating Colombian airspace two times on a mission...

Elbit Wins a Third Latin-American Order for Hermes 900

Elbit Systems has won a new contract worth tens of millions of US$ to supply a new Latin American customer with a mixed fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles including the Hermes 900 and Hermes 450 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The company is expected to deliver the systems by 2014.

LAAD 2011 Focus: Colombia

Fighting the drugs trade fueling Latin America's oldest guerrilla war and relying heavily on U.S. military assistance, Colombia has the second-largest armed forces in...

Update: Brazilian KC-390 Program Gathers Steam

In the recent month Embraer has strengthened its KC-390 tanker transport program, transforming from a domestic program into an international venture. Following the announced Brazilian...
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