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Vietnam considers US-made basic trainer
Vietnam has been a staunch client of Russian-built military equipment throughout its modern history, but the Southeast Asian nation has been more willing to consider and use US-supplied equipment since Washington lifted an arms embargo in 2016.
Indeed, the US is in contention to contribute as Vietnam overhauls its pilot training programme.
The USAF published an RfI on 17 February for a tender to provide three basic trainer aircraft to the Vietnam People’s Air Force (VPAF), as well as a training programme based on the USAF undergraduate pilot training model. The closing date was 3 March, with the three turboprop aircraft …
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