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Branch of the Libyan military responsible for aerial warfare. Wikipedia

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    Detailed timeline of the Second Libyan Civil War which lasted from 2014 to 2020. Hostilities first broke out early in the morning of Friday 16 May 2014 when General Khalifa Haftar's forces assaulted the bases of certain Benghazi Islamist militia groups, including the one blamed for the 2012 assassination of US ambassador Christopher Stevens. Wikipedia

  • Second Libyan Civil War

    Multi-sided civil war that lasted from 2014 to 2020 in the North African country of Libya fought between different armed groups, mainly the House of Representatives and the Government of National Accord. Amendment regarding the roadmap for Libya's transition and HoR elections.[13] The House of Representatives is in control of eastern and central Libya and has the loyalty of the Libyan National Army, and has been supported by airstrikes by Egypt and the UAE. Wikipedia

  • 2019–2020 Western Libya campaign

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  • Libyan National Army

    Component of Libya's military forces which were nominally a unified national force under the command of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar when he was nominated to the role on 2 March 2015 by the House of Representatives, consisting at the time of a ground force, an air force and a navy. In 2014, LNA launched Operation Dignity, a military campaign against the General National Congress and armed militias and Islamist militant organizations. Wikipedia

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    • In one skirmish in 1979, two LARAF MiG-23MS engaged two EAF MiG-21MF which had been upgraded to carry Western air-to-air missiles such as the AIM-9P3 Sidewinder.Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23-Wikipedia
    • In 1976, the Libyan Air Force purchased 24 Italian-built CH-47C helicopters, 14 of which were transferred to the Libyan Army during the 1990s.Boeing CH-47 Chinook-Wikipedia
    • By 11 March, the Libyan Air Force was running out of quality jet fuel, and the government tried to bribe Maltese Air Force officials in order to buy fuel.First Libyan Civil War-Wikipedia
    • The Libyan Air Force was a prolific operator of the type; by 2002, it reportedly possessed a total of 80 G2 Galeb aircraft remaining in its inventory.Soko G-2 Galeb-Wikipedia
    • It is thought that Haftar has a superior air force, supplied by the United Arab Emirates, although the Libyan Air Force is nominally loyal to the GNA.2019–2020 Western Libya campaign-Wikipedia
    • The Libyan Air Force was created after the US and UK pressured then-ruling King Idris to modernise his armed forces so that they could better stand off against revolutionary regimes in the Middle East.Armed Forces of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya-Wikipedia

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