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The plane that took part in the Falklands War may appear in Ukraine

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun12,2024

A plane that took part in the Falklands War may appear in Ukraine

Argentina is negotiating with France on the transfer of Super Etendard attack aircraft to Ukraine. We are talking about sending 5 such combat aircraft.

This is reported by Infobae.

As noted, Super Etendard aircraft were taken out of service due to the embargo imposed by Great Britain against Argentina as a result of the Falklands War war.

"French participation is key to overcoming this geopolitical obstacle, and Chancellor Diana Mondino and Defense Minister Luis Petri have been working for weeks to advance this secret move, which also includes the participation of the United States and NATO, the report said. material.

Five fighter jets are stored at the Espora air force base in Puerto Belgrano, because cartridges are needed that allow the pilot to eject the seat in case of an emergency.

The publication writes that Argentina does not has access to these cartridges due to an embargo imposed by the UK, and since the planes arrived in Argentina, “they could never be used.”

France is expected to refurbish them and then hand them over to Ukraine .

The Super Etendard aircraft is a French supersonic carrier-based attack aircraft. Developed on the basis of the Etandar aircraft. IVM. Made its first flight on October 28, 1974. 85 aircraft were built.

Exported to Argentina, several of them were briefly operated by the Iraqi Air Force. The aircraft became very popular during the Falklands War.

In the French Navy, aircraft of this type are being withdrawn from service; they are planned to be completely replaced by Dassault Rafale multirole fighters.

Prepared by: Nina Petrovich

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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