July 7, 2015 The fighter jet was based at Shaw Air Force Base; its pilot safely ejected. Two people were aboard the civilian Cessna; both are dead, according to the National Transportation Board.
Armored vehicles blocking Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, in August.
October 9, 2013 Hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid, including jets, tanks and helicopters, will be cut off in response to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi and a deadly crackdown on his supporters.
September 24, 2013 Boeing retrofitted the Lockheed-built warplane for use as a drone controlled by two ground-based test pilots.
July 24, 2013 The decision heads off any criticism that might be directed toward the Obama administration by those who believe the U.S. should not be giving aid at this time to a military that just ousted a democratically elected president.
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