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Bahrain to receive AH-1Z flight training device

10th September 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Bell Textron on 9 September was awarded a $8.94 million contract modification to produce, deliver, install and integrate a fully assembled flight training device for the AH-1Z Viper helicopter.

The recipient will be the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF), under an FMS modification issued by Naval Air Systems Command.

Work will be performed in Broken Bow, Oklahoma (50%); Fort Worth, Texas (30%); and St. Louis, Missouri (20%), and is expected to be completed in May 2022. Integration work will be carried out in Bahrain.

The Royal Bahraini Air Force became the second export customer (after Pakistan) for the AH-1Z in November 2018, with a $912 million order for 12 helicopters

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