SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)
The United States has delivered another C-130 aircraft to the Air Force of Afghanistan as part of the rehabilitation effort of the Afghan Air Force.
A statement released by the Air Force of Afghanistan said Afghanistan has so far received three C-130 cargo aircraft from United States.
The statement further added that the delivery of the C-130 is part of the contract with the United States for the delivery of four C-130 aircraft to Afghan Air Force.
The last delivery of the C-130 aircraft to Afghan Air Force is expected by the end of this year, the statement said.
According to the Afghan Air Force, the delivery of C-130 aircraft has helped to resolve the transportation issues and has further increased the combat capabilities of the Afghan armed forces.
The United States of America handed over two C-130 aircraft to the ministry of defense of Afghanistan late in last year.
The Afghan Air Force currently has 6,800 personnel and 102 aircraft. The C-130 is the biggest aircraft in the Afghan Air Force fleet and expands their capabilities.