Argentine Navy

In the 1970s the UK considered the sale of an aircraft carrier with a force of Sea Harriers to the Argentine Navy but it did not go through. Here’s why.

In the 1970s the UK considered the sale of an aircraft carrier with a force of Sea Harriers to the Argentine Navy but it did not go through. Here’s why.

The Harrier Designed to meet a NATO specification for a light tactical support fighter that was also capable of Vertical/Short… Read More

2 months ago

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

7 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

7 months 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 Navy has just bought two upgraded SH-3H Sea Kings from Carson Helicopters

The two upgraded SH-3H Sea King helicopters will be based at the Comandante Espora Naval Air Base. The Argentine government… Read More

3 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

Did you know that the Argentine Navy could have been the first export customer for the Harrier Jump Jet?

The UK was not against a Harrier sale, as the situation regarding the Malvinas/Falkland Islands was relatively satisfactory at that… Read More

5 years ago

Video shows Super Étendard Modernisé attack aircraft being transported on the road in Argentina

The five former French Navy Super Étendard Modernisé attack aircraft, which were purchased by the Argentine government, recently arrived in… Read More

5 years ago

The Super Étendard Modernisé attack aircraft have arrived in Argentina

It will take a while before the Super Étendard Modernisé aircraft will be up in Argentine skies, as the country… Read More

5 years ago

Argentina to receive Super Étendards this Month

The 13 million Euro purchase also includes a flight simulator. The five Super Étendard attack aircraft for Argentina left France… Read More

5 years ago