Eritrea

ERITREA

Ethiopian-Eritrea Conflict 1998-2000

                                         VICTORIES              GROUND  
NAME                               CONFIRMED   DAMAGED   CONFIRMED   DAMAGED     UNIT       AIRFORCE   COMMENTS



unknown (Ethiopian volunteer)          1          -          -          -        5 Sqn      ErAF
unknown (Ethiopian volunteer)          1          -          -          -        5 Sqn      ErAF
unknown (Eritrean)                     1          -          -          -        5 Sqn      ErAF
unknown (Eritrean)                     -          1          -          -        5 Sqn      ErAF
Hadgu, Habte Zion                      -          -          -          2        5 Sqn      ErAF
Comments
  • ErAF - Eritrean Air Force
  • EtAF - Ethiopian Air Force

Air-to-Air Victories

Date Unit Aircraft Pilot Weapon Victim Country
05.06.1998 5 Sqn MB-339CE Hadgu, H. Z.   MiG-23 (gd) EtAF
05.06.1998 5 Sqn MB-339CE Hadgu, H. Z.   Mi-8 (gd) EtAF
26.02.1999 5 Sqn MiG-29A unknown (Ethiopian volunteer) R-73 MiG-21MF/bis 1 or 2 FBS/EtAF
26.02.1999 5 Sqn MiG-29A unknown (Ethiopian volunteer) R-73 MiG-21MF/bis 1 or 2 FBS/EtAF
18.05.2000 5 Sqn MiG-29A unknown (Eritrean) 2xR-27R MiG-21MF/bis (damaged) 1 or 2 FBS/EtAF
18.05.2000 5 Sqn MiG-29A unknown (Eritrean) 30mm MiG-21MF/bis 1 or 2 FBS/EtAF

MiG-29A, ErAF

MiG-29A, ErAF

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Mikojan-Gurevich MiG-29A, Eritrean Air Force.


Sources & Literature
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  2. Котлобовский, Александр В.: Оправдавший предназначение, Авиация и Время, № 6, 2007.
  3. Smíšek, Martin: R-13M, Sovětská variace na Sidewinder, in ATM, No. 2, 2012.
  4. Wasilewski, Jacek: Wojna etiopsko-eritrejska w powietrzu, cz. I, in Lotnictwo, No. 5, 2005.
  5. Wasilewski, Jacek: Wojna etiopsko-eritrejska w powietrzu, cz. II, in Lotnictwo, No. 6, 2005.
  6. Жирохов, Михаил Александрович - Шаповаленко, Максим: Последняя классическая война ХХ века, in История Авиации, № 2, 2002.
  7. Жирохов, Михаил Александрович - Шаповаленко, Максим: Последняя классическая война ХХ века, in История Авиации, № 3, 2002.
  8. ACIG Team: Different African Air-to-Air Victories, A list of confirmed, claimed, and probable air-to-air victories scored by various African pilots and air forces since 1945 , http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_192.shtml, http://s188567700.online.de/CMS/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=44&Itemid=47.
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  10. Cooper, Tom: African MiGs - Part 2, http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_196.shtml, http://s188567700.online.de/CMS/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=86&Itemid=47.
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