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Iraq to Receive Russian Military Helicopters

By Ali Abel Sadah for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. On June 18, an Iraqi military source confirmed that the air force command will receive “Alligator” combat helicopters from Russia in the coming period. In a statement to Al-Monitor, the source, […]

Joint Effort Delivers 3 Helicopters to Iraq

The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command with U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and Program Executive Office Aviation facilitated and delivered three Bell 407 Scout helicopters to Iraqi Army Aviation today. This marks the sixth completed delivery of Iraqi Armed 407 Scout helicopter through Foreign Military Sales that began in 2010. "Many of the organizations […]

Bell Helicopters Wins $15m Contract in Iraq

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), was awarded a contract by US Army Contracting Command, Redstone Alabama for the procurement of contractor logistics support for 30 Bell 407 helicopters in service with the Iraqi Army. The award valued at more than $15 million allows Bell Helicopter to provide logistics support of 24 Bell […]

Iraq Receives $156m Russian Helicopters

Iraq has received the last two in an order of eight Russian-made multi-purpose helicopters which cost 156 million dollars, the US army has said. The purchase is Iraq’s latest effort to bolster the capacity of its armed forces ahead of a complete withdrawal of US forces by the end of next year, as the US […]