Ivory Coast has ordered a single Airbus C295 twin-turboprop airlifter for its air force, the airframer announced Jan. 21. The aircraft will be delivered in the standard transport configuration and supplement two former Bulgarian Antonov An-26s that were purchased last summer. The government in Yamoussoukro has been battling Islamist groups operating in the region and looking to strengthen its air force’s capability. Airbus says the West African country will be the 28th nation to ...

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