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SOFEX 2012: Arab Spring blamed for slow-moving Little Bird contract

9th May 2012 - 15:15 GMT | by Andrew White in Amman, Jordan

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The Arab Spring and civil unrest in Syria are responsible for delaying Jordan's attempts to purchase Boeing AH-6i 'Little Bird' helicopters, defence sources have suggested.

Commander of the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF), Maj Gen Malek Habashna told Shephard the service remains committed to purchasing 18 AH-6i airframes despite ...

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