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Singapore Airshow 2022: Asia-Pacific AH-1Z sales still on Bell’s radar

16th February 2022 - 11:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in Singapore

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Domestic production of the AH-1Z Viper is set to end in 2022. (Photo: Bell)

Bell remains convinced it can make a breakthrough on AH-1Z Viper helicopter sales in the Asia-Pacific region.

Bell is still hopeful it can secure AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter export orders from Asia-Pacific customers.  

Interest in the aircraft from a ‘couple of countries’ in the region could lead to deals being struck but it would take at least four years to move from a letter of acceptance to delivery, according to John Woodbery, director of international military sales and strategy for Asia-Pacific and Africa at Bell.

If successful, sales of Viper would be a significant boost for Bell’s military business ambitions in the Asia-Pacific market after the Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter was selected ahead of the AH-1Z in Australia’s Project

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