From Ghana Business News
The Ghana Air Force (GAF) has won a United Nations air services contract to operate an aviation unit in Mali in support of its operations.
A statement from the Public Relations Directorate of the GAF said the Air Force, which won the international competitive bidding to operate the new unit, was already operating a similar service in UN’s operation in Cote d’ Ivoire.
It said with the UN fully taking over the peacekeeping operations in Mali, it had become imperative to operate air services in support of the international operation.
The statement said the Air Force was preparing to acquire two new CASA C295 Airbus Military Aircraft to provide the badly needed service.
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