Tag Air Transport

How Much for a C130

Trying to determine the unit price of pretty much any military equipment is extremely difficult, remember those cheap Blackhawk helicopters? Whether the price includes training and logistics, spares, is in a multi-year contract, different variants or engines…

Pocket Gunships

AC-235 Light Gunship
The Jordanian Airbus/ATK/KADBB C295 gunship is a fascinating study in delivering effects for a modest outlay. Jordan has effective armed forces and a growing defence industry, especially the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB), but these two developments…

UK Aid Destined for Iraq

A collection of images from Brize Norton showing humanitarian aid being loaded onto RAF C130 Hercules aircraft in preparation for air dropping over Iraq. Included in the package are; Supplies include reusable filtration containers filled with clean water, tarpaulins and basic…