The Congolese air force and their Angolan counterparts on November 20 conducted joint air force drills in Kinshasa as the two states seal military cooperation pact.
Two Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) fighter planes today Friday flew over the city of Kinshasa as part of the air force meeting organized by senior military officials of the DRC and Angola army.
Angola Armed Forces sent two Soukhoi 30 K fighter planes from Luanda to N ‘ djili military airport all flying at a low-altitude over Kinshasa city.
This followed after the meeting between President Felix Tshisekedi and President Joao Lourenco of Angola which sealed a military co-operation pact on November 16 in Luanda.
According to the agreement, Angola’s Sukhoi and other fighter planes will be available to the FARDC Air Force for use whenever needed.
Presidents Tshisekedi and Lourenco have met several times to strengthen bilateral relations.
The People’s Air and Air Defence Force of Angola fighter aircraft would be made available to defend Kinshasa if it came under attack. – Command One Post