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IDEX 2019: Sudan adapts to Western allies over Yemen

14th February 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Alan Warnes in Bahrain


Trying to get Sudan’s Su-24Ms to work with the rest of the Saudi-led coalition during the Yemen War has led to the Sudanese Air Force putting a Western transponder in the fighter-bomber.

The Sudan Air Force Commander, Lt Gen Pilot (PSC) Salah Eldin Abdelkhaliq Saeed told Shephard: ‘We have four Su-24Ms based at Khamis Mushayt in Saudi and after the fix we can work and communicate with all the foreign aircraft, even the AWACS during the allied effort.’

Sudan has been supporting the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthis since the allied war effort commenced in March 2015. As well

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Alan Warnes


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