The Lebanese military claims the USA has actually provided Beirut with 2 A-29 Super Tucano light-attack aircraft developed for counter-insurgency procedures.
The military claimed in a declaration that the aircraft were handed to Lebanon on Monday at the Hamat air base north of the resources Beirut. It offered no additional information.
Washington has actually been a significant fan of Lebanon’s military, which till lately had actually been battling the Islamic State team and also al-Qaida’s Syrian branch on the boundary with Syria.
In 2015, Washington supplied 3 Huey II helicopters, elevating to 10 the variety of such U.S.-made aircraft in Lebanon’s fleet.
The United States has actually offered greater than $1 billion in military aid to Lebanon given that 2006.