Rooivalk is a latest-generation attack helicopter from Denel Aviation of South Africa. The name Rooivalk is derived from the African word 'Red Falcon'. The South African Air Force (SAAF) ordered 12 Rooivalk AH-2As at a cost of R876m, the first of which entered into service in July 1999. The helicopters form part of No. 16 Squadron at Bloemspruit Air Force Base (near Bloemfontein).

Rooivalk is a latest-generation attack helicopter from Denel Aviation of South Africa. The name Rooivalk is derived from the African word 'Red Falcon'. The South African Air Force (SAAF) ordered 12 Rooivalk AH-2As at a cost of R876m, the first of which entered into service in July 1999. The helicopters form part of No. 16 Squadron at Bloemspruit Air Force Base (near Bloemfontein).

Rooivalk is a latest-generation attack helicopter from Denel Aviation of South Africa. The name Rooivalk is derived from the African word 'Red Falcon'. The South African Air Force (SAAF) ordered 12 Rooivalk AH-2As at a cost of R876m, the first of which entered into service in July 1999. The helicopters form part of No. 16 Squadron at Bloemspruit Air Force Base (near Bloemfontein).

Rooivalk is a latest-generation attack helicopter from Denel Aviation of South Africa. The name Rooivalk is derived from the African word 'Red Falcon'. The South African Air Force (SAAF) ordered 12 Rooivalk AH-2As at a cost of R876m, the first of which entered into service in July 1999. The helicopters form part of No. 16 Squadron at Bloemspruit Air Force Base (near Bloemfontein).

☆ South African Air Force ✈Atlas Cheetah D leading a formation of two Hawk Mk 120 and a JAS-39C Gripen. All belong to the South African Air Force ☆

☆ South African Air Force ✈Atlas Cheetah D leading a formation of two Hawk Mk 120 and a JAS-39C Gripen. All belong to the South African Air Force ☆

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Two South African Denel Rooivalk attack helicopters escort a UN delegation in the DRC's North Kivu province on 11 February. The attack helicopter's first operational deployment has helped it attract foreign interest, according to South Africa's defence minister. Source: MONUSCO

Two South African Denel Rooivalk attack helicopters escort a UN delegation in the DRC's North Kivu province on 11 February. The attack helicopter's first operational deployment has helped it attract foreign interest, according to South Africa's defence minister. Source: MONUSCO

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