Algeria: Plans to buy maritime patrol aircraft (MPA)

The Algerian Defence Ministry is said to have decided to go ahead with a project to buy maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) with anti-submarine capabilities to reinforce protection of the Algerian coast. The following 330-word report sheds light on the subject and tells how many MPAs the project suggests buying and what about the preferred types. [Briefly reproduced in Tactical Weekly (Issue No 22/15 – April 10, 2015)]

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