Slovenian Armed Forces launch air bridge to Kosovo via new Spartan aircraft

Prishtina, 26 June - The Slovenian Armed Forces marked a milestone on Sunday with the first official flight of their C-27J Spartan transport aircraft. The landing in Prishtina inaugurated an air bridge to Kosovo, which will facilitate the transport of troops and equipment. In the future, the aircraft will also be used for managing natural disasters and fighting fires.

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Arrival of the first of two C-27J Spartan tactical transport aircraft purchased by Slovenia from Italy.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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