Saturday, 6 Jun 2020

In a deal valued at more than 82 million dollars, Iraq buys sophisticated American helicopters

BAGHDAD, Washington has agreed to sell five helicopters to Iraq in a deal worth more than $ 82 million, the Pentagon said.

The Pentagon's Defense Security Agency said in a statement: "The Bell-407 aircraft are equipped with sophisticated weapons and communication systems that will be sold to Iraq for more than $ 82 million."

"This deal will contribute to enhancing the effectiveness of the Iraqi security forces in their fight against Daesh organization and protects vital infrastructure," the statement said .

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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