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#Saudi Arabia accepts first @BoeingDefense AH-6i #LittleBird helos

#Saudi Arabia accepts first @BoeingDefense AH-6i #LittleBird helos

An AH-6i testbed aircraft being displayed to reporters at Boeing's Mesa production facility on 8 June. (IHS/Gareth Jennings) Saudi Arabia has accepted into service the first of 24 Boeing AH-6i Little Bird light attack and reconnaissance helicopters, the manufacturer disclosed in the December issue of its in-house magazine, Frontiers . While Boeing did not name Saudi Arabia, it said in Frontiers that the first international customer accepted the type in August. The company told reporters in June that deliveries would begin from its Mesa production facility in Arizona in the coming weeks, but declined to discuss the issue after that. The US Army too would not comment to IHS Jane's on the sale, which has been widely reported to be for the Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG), beyond a Federal Business Opportunities notification posted in August in which it said that the first ...

Full article: http://www.janes.com/article/66454/saudi-arabia-accepts-f...

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