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Bell not conceding defeat on Israeli V-22 deal

28th February 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Manufacturer Bell-Boeing will continue to push for an export order of the V-22 Osprey from Israel despite political uncertainty and funding shortages casting major doubts over the feasibility of such a plan.

Israel holds a new general election on 3 March, as the third attempt in a year to produce a government.

‘From our inside sources there is still a lot of debate [about a deal], but they’ve got to prioritise their budget and we feel very comfortable that the V-22 will still be under consideration [after the general election],’ Joel Best, director of international campaigns at Bell, told Shephard

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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