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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 4:02 p.m. PST

"New satellite imagery from Terra Server dated Sept. 24 and Nov. 10, 2017 show accelerating construction on Al Khadim air base in eastern Libya.

And that's strong evidence that the United Arab Emirates is preparing to intervene even more in the grinding Libyan civil war. The imagery of Al Khadim, located in Al Marj province, depicts a new large parking area and aircraft shelters that could accommodate jet fighters.

Since June 2016, the Emirates have based AT-802 turboprop attack planes and Chinese-made Wing Loong drones at the base. The Emirati fleet has flown air strikes and reconnaissance missions in support of Libyan National Army troops fighting Islamist groups in Benghazi…."
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jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 4:15 p.m. PST

they have been flying converted Crop Dusters

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 6:00 p.m. PST

Hmm. So maybe someone else is flying these other planes?


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