Clement Charpentreau

Chile rules out F-16 upgrade despite United States approval

Days after an upgrade plan for the Chilean Air Force F-16 fighter jets, valued at more than $600 million, was approved by the United States Department of State, the Chilean government revealed the project had been postponed “months ago”....


Clement Charpentreau

Remains of missing Chilean military plane passengers found

Human remains were found at sea near the site where a C-130H Hercules from the Chilean Air Force disappeared on December 9, 2019. The main fuselage was also located. Chances of finding survivors are deemed null....


Clement Charpentreau

Chilean military plane missing on way to Antarctica, 38 onboard

The Chilean air force lost radio contact with a C-130 Hercules transport plane on its way to the country’s base in Antarctica, on December 9, 2019. It was carrying 38 people. The flight was declared crashed and a large rescue operation is ongoing....