On this page you will find a selection of my work for Lebanese armed forces and about military events in Lebanese.

Please feel free to download some PDF copies of my published work for non-commercial purposes.

Dirk Jan de Ridder

Lebanese Light Attack, in Air Combat Aircraft (December 2019)
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“The Super Tucano was acquired to effectively replace the Hawker Hunters that were ultimately retired in 2014 due to a lack of spare parts for the ejection seats. Although it lacks the Hunter’s speed, the A-29 is a far more potent prospect on many levels.”

From Lebanese Light Attack, Combat Aircraft (December 2019)

“The Lebanese Air Force played a decisive role, with its Combat Caravans and Puma helicopters attacking terrorists in fortified positions. With the support of the Syrian Army from the other side of the border in August 2017, the Lebanese government regained full control of the Lebanese territory, hopefully marking the start of a long period of peace and stability in the country and region.”

From Lebanese Light Attack, Combat Aircraft (December 2019)

Lebanese Light Attack – A-29 Super Tucano
November 11, 2019
The Lebanese Air Force's 7 Squadron is now well established operating the A-29B Super Tucano as a supreme and versatile light attack platform. Read more