The Sixth Division in Darfur was a reorganised brigade with only 2,500 personnel.
Diplomatic and military relations with Britain and other Western nations were broken after the June 1967 Arab—Israeli War, and the breach was filled by close military cooperation with the Soviet Union.
A long-established training centre and airbase is at , where No.
Sudan sent at least one infantry brigade to the Sinai peninsula as a reinforcement to the Egyptian forces during the 1973.
The first civil war ended in a negotiated settlement in 1973.
The aircraft will soon undergo operational tests and evaluations on the way to initial operating capability.