Algeria banned A US military aircraft uses its airspace, according to information derived from ACARS messages, which are those sent between aircraft and control towers.
According to informed sources, this Algerian behavior is considered strange, as since October 7 (the date of the Hamas attack on Israel), the US Air Force has been using Algerian airspace non-stop daily, especially flights linking the United States. Base in Rota, Spain, and the Middle East.
It should be noted that the password used between the Algerian control towers and the American military aircraft was: Joshua Harris. The plane was a Boeing C17-A Globenmaster. Long-range heavy military transport aircraft developed by McDonnell Douglas for the United States Air Force (USAF), It is currently manufactured by Boeing Integrated Defense Systems as a result of the merger of the two companies.
The C-17 Globemaster III is used as a rapid strategic transport of troops and supplies for tactical transport missions, medical evacuation, airborne troop deployment and parachute drops.5 It has the ability to continuously provide supplies to both operational bases as well. As potential fights.