How Not to Build and Air Force – UPDATE

Afghan G222

In August last year ‘Twecky’ wrote a fantastic post about the wasted billions on what proved to be a minimal capability for the Afghan ‘air force’.

Part of those billions spent were on a number of G222/C-27A tactical transport aircraft. The post detailed the cost and timeline, $600m from order to a decision to scrap in less than 4 years.

As a final close of the story, here is what is left

Afghan G222
Afghan G222

Scrapped at a cost of $32,000

Read more at Weapons Man and Flight Global

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