Argentine Air Force

The Argentine Air Force wanted to buy F/A-18s or F-16s to replace its A-4 fleet instead had to purchase former USMC Skyhawks and upgrading them to the A-4AR standard

The Argentine Air Force wanted to buy F/A-18s or F-16s to replace its A-4 fleet instead had to purchase former USMC Skyhawks and upgrading them to the A-4AR standard

The A-4 Skyhawk The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a single seat subsonic carrier-capable attack aircraft developed for the United States… Read More

2 months ago

Argentine A-4 Pilots recall the (controversial) strike they undertook on Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Invincible during the Falklands War

The A-4 Skyhawk Called the “Tinker Toy” because of its diminutive size, the A-4 Skyhawk bore the brunt of Naval Aviation’s strike effort… Read More

2 months ago

US State Department clears the transfer of 38 F-16 Viper fighter jets from Denmark to Argentina

Transfer of 38 F-16 Vipers to Argentina cleared The US State Department has cleared the transfer of F-16 fighter jets… Read More

4 months ago

The Argentine Air Force may buy surplus CH-46 Sea Knight medium-lift helicopter stored at 309 AMARG

CH-46 helicopters for Argentine Air Force? The Argentine Air Force may give new life to the Boeing CH-46 medium-lift helicopter,… Read More

5 months ago

The story of the RAF Phantom crew that jokingly requested fuel from an Argentine Air Force KC-130 flying over the Falklands

One of the Hercules’ men grinned at the Phantom crew and gave a thumbs up sign. Thus encouraged, Archie manoeuvred… Read More

6 months ago

Biden Administration notifies Congress on potential sale of 38 F-16s to Argentina in a move aimed at countering the JF-17 fighter jets offered by China

The proposed arms package includes the sale of up to 38 F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets from Denmark and four… Read More

7 months ago

The JF-17 is the strongest candidate to become Argentine Air Force future fighter jet

The bid submitted for the JF-17 weapon system complies with all the requirements established by the Argentine Air Force. Details… Read More

1 year ago

Did you know the Argentine Air Force wanted to replace its A-4 fleet with F/A-18s or F-16s? Instead had to buy 34 former USMC Skyhawks and upgrading them to the A-4AR standard

The possibility was studied of replacing all of the remaining Argentine Air Force A-4Bs, A-4Cs, Mirage IIIs and Dagger/Fingers with… Read More

1 year ago

Smart Missiles and Dumb Bombs: the day Argentinian Super Étendards and A-4C Skyhawks sank MS Atlantic Conveyor and HMS Coventry

May 25, 1982 saw the British Task force off the Falklands take some of its most serious losses to Argentinian… Read More

2 years ago

The Argentine Air Force could buy LCA Tejas from India refurbished without British-made components

India can offer a non-refueling probe variant of the LCA Tejas with locally made radome and Russian ejection seats to… Read More

2 years ago

“We’re not purchasing Pakistani JF-17s but we’re evaluating five alternatives,” Argentine Defence Ministry says

The Fuerza Aérea Argentina or Argentina’s air force has been searching for a new supersonic fighter aircraft since when the… Read More

2 years ago

The Argentine Air Force wanted to replace its A-4 fleet with F/A-18s or F-16s instead had to buy 34 former USMC Skyhawks and upgrading them to the A-4AR standard

The first A-4AR Fighting Hawk (in recognition of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, which was the source of its new avionics)… Read More

3 years ago

Former Argentine A-4 Pilots remember the (controversial) strike they undertook on Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Invincible during the Falklands War

Ever since this attack was undertaken, the British have been insistent that all the Argentine reports about an attack on… Read More

4 years ago

Argentina Has Not Bought KAI FA-50 Yet

Korea Aerospace Industries has not received confirmation that it has won an order to supply the FA-50 to Argentina. Korea… Read More

5 years ago

Argentina Could Receive two KAI FA-50 Light Attack Aircraft this Year

Argentina is eyeing Korea's offer for ten KAI FA-50 light combat aircraft. Talks on high government level are being held… Read More

5 years ago

ARGENTINA SIGNS CONTRACT FOR 5 SUPER ÉTENDARD ATTACK AIRCRAFT WITH FRANCE

Argentina was in talks since last May with France to buy refurbished Super Étendard attack aircraft and let the Argentine Air… Read More

6 years ago

HOW ARGENTINE AIR FORCE DAGGER FIGHTERS SEVERELY DAMAGED HMS ARDENT DURING THE FALKLANDS WAR

“It was a Sea Harrier going for Captain Robles’ aircraft. Almost simultaneously I saw fire in my mirror and immediately… Read More

6 years ago