Tunisia, in armament race in the region, continues to acquisition of defence systems.
According to a statement from the US Department of Defence, approval for the possible sale of AT-6 Wolverine aircraft requested by Tunisia has been approved. Platforms which are ground attack models of T-6 Texan IIs, Textron production. Besides the aircraft, the estimated cost of the package including guided bombs, BAE Systems production APKWS 2.75 “rocket guidance kits, 12.7 mm machine guns and L-3 WESCAM MX 15D elector-optic / infrared sensor system was announced as 325.8 million USD. .
Using 85% of the same components as the T-6 Texan II aircraft, AT-6 Wolverine can carry 680 kilograms of payload, consisting of drop tanks and ammunition at six hardpoints under the wing.