Bahrain—Deal Awarded For Viper Attack Helicopters

Dept. Of Defense | 02/11/2019

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell Helicopter Textron, Fort Worth, Texas, a contract modification for attack helicopters for Bahrain, reports the Dept. of Defense. The US$240 million Foreign Military Sales deal covers 12 Lot 16 AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, said a Pentagon release on Feb. 7. The deal was first approved in April 2018, reported IHS Jane's Defence Weekly. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announcement indicated that Bahrain would also acquire...

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