US Navy Orders 9 Bell Combat Helicopters for Pakistan

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Bell Helicopter has won a US Navy contract to manufacture nine AH-1Z Viper combat helicopters for Pakistan under the foreign military sales program, the US Department of Defense announced.

“Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded $170.1 million… contract for the manufacture and delivery of nine AH-1Z aircraft… for the government of Pakistan,” the announcement stated on Monday.