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PREMIUM: US mounts pressure on Iran with MQ-9B and F-35 UAE push

6th November 2020 - 17:05 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


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The US government looks increasingly likely to agree new arms sales with the UAE, including deals for the MQ-9B Reaper and F-35 fifth generation fighter jet.

Despite being accused by human rights organisations and national media of war crimes in Libya and Yemen, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) looks to be on course for the acquisition of F-35 fighter jets and MQ-9B Reaper UAVs.

Reports of the US preparing for the fifth-generation aircraft sale first surfaced ...

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