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Quad A: First armed 407s delivered to UAE

5th May 2014 - 11:50 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Nashville


The UAE’s fledgling Joint Aviation Command (JAC) has taken delivery of its first two 407MRH light attack helicopters modified by NorthStar Aviation, it has been confirmed.

The new unified command, which pulls together all helicopter assets within the UAE armed forces, has ordered a total of 30 407MRHs, with deliveries now expected to run through until 2017.

Speaking at the Quad A exhibition in Nashville, Al Human, a senior advisor to the JAC, told Shephard the new JAC consolidated all rotary assets into one unit and was effectively a ‘blend’ of the US Army’s combat aviation brigades and the

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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