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Malaysia decides to retire Nuri helicopter fleet

9th January 2020 - 00:01 GMT | by Dzirhan Mahadzir in Kuala Lumpur

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The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will phase out its Sikorsky S-61A Nuri fleet, said its newly appointed chief Gen Ackbal Samad on 7 January. Ackbal said the decision was made due to the fleet’s age and the fact that sourcing support and parts was difficult and costly.

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