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Libya Considers Chinook Purchase

Libya is reported to be one of several Middle Eastern countries that plan to purchase CH-47 Chinook helicopters in coming years. Defense World reports that the country is considering the purchase of six CH-47D models and 16 CH-47F models from US company Boeing. Other countries said to be interested include Saudi Arabia and Qatar. (Source: […]

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Libya may buy used U.S. Army Chinooks

Defense News reports that Boeing, which makes the Chinook helicopter, is in discussions with the State Department about opportunities to provide used Army CH-47E helicopters to Tripoli. “Libya is anxious for some additional capability,” said Raymond Haddad, Boeing’s head of Chinook sustainment. The State Department and U.S. Congress must sign off on foreign weapons sales. (Source: […]