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Iraq to Get First F-16 Jets In Early 2014

Iraq to Get First F-16 Jets In Early 2014

Iraq will receive the first 24 of 36 F-16 fighter jets it has ordered from the United States at the beginning of 2014, a senior official told Reuters on Sunday; Iraq would be in the market for more planes in the future, Witwit said. Pilots are already training to fly the new F-16s; the warplanes were intended to defend Iraq, not "one man".

April 30, 2012 9:30
 
France, Britain agree drone cooperation

France, Britain agree drone cooperation

France and Britain agreed on Friday to jointly work to develop next-generation unmanned drones as part of their military cooperation as their leaders reconciled after an acrimonious clash over Europe last year.

February 19, 2012 9:56
 

France positive on UAE Rafale deal despite competition

The UAE’s request for technical details on the Typhoon combat jet built by European arms consortium Eurofighter has not shaken France's confidence in securing a deal to sell the Gulf state more than French 60 Rafale warplanes, the French air chief told Reuters on Monday.

November 14, 2011 1:41
 

Mahindra enters RAK armored cars venture

Demand for secure vehicles continues to grow across Middle East, Africa and Central Asia.

June 19, 2010 10:18
 
Making a killing

Making a killing

Despite a potential nuclear ban, weapons remain big business in the Middle East. But business overall will be better when this industry dies, says Sam Potter.

May 30, 2010 1:13