Lebanon—Air Force To Refurbish AB 212 Choppers For Security Missions

Defense News | 01/14/2020

Lebanon is launching a project to return several AB 212 helicopters to operational service, reports Defense News. The Lebanese air force has refurbished one of the helicopters as a proof of concept and will proceed to return five more to service over the next five years, said Brig. Gen. Ziad Haykal, the air force chief. The helicopters have been out of service since 1990, the general said. Spare parts and experience with Lebanon's existing Huey II helicopters will support the domestic...

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