30 Oct '16, 7am

#UAE's forward operating base in #Libya revealed | IHS Jane's 360

#UAE's forward operating base in #Libya revealed | IHS Jane's 360

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has established a military base in eastern Libya from where it is operating AT-802 light attack aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Airbus Defence and Space satellite imagery obtained by IHS Jane's shows. Al-Khadim Airport is in Marj province around 100 km from the port city of Benghazi, where the UAE aircraft are supporting Libyan National Army (LNA) forces fighting Islamist militants. While it styles itself as the country's military, the LNA is a predominantly eastern Libyan force that does not recognise the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli. There was very little infrastructure at Al-Khadim at the beginning of this year, but this began to change in March, when new buildings and work on a new aircraft parking area (ramp) could be seen in the satellite imagery. By 27 June hangars were under construction next ...

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