Iraqi air force denies postponement of delivery of Baghdad and Washington aircraft F-16
Commander of the Iraqi air force denies postponement of delivery of Baghdad and Washington aircraft F-16 advanced
Posted 09/08/2012 09:20 AM
Babinaoz (Reuters) – denied the leadership of the Iraqi Air Force reports on the postponement of the United States a supply Iraq deal aircraft F16, confirmed that the first two were due to the country in September / Spettmburaam 2014 according to the contract with the United States.
A number of Iraqi politicians have stated that the United States delayed delivery of Iraq aircraft the F16 on Atheralkhlav political debate about it.
quoted the Iraqi Media Network Government for the commander of the Air Force team’s first corner of the pilot Anwar Hama Amin, on Thursday, saying that “any delay in the schedule arrival of aircraft, the F16 does not exist, and that the rumors on this topic incorrect. ”
and added that “the first batch, which includes two aircraft will arrive in Iraq in September / Spettmburaam 2014, according to the agreement concluded between the two countries.”
said Secretary that “the second installment includes 4 aircraft would amount end of March / March of 2015, while will be completed by the arrival of all the aircraft contractor it’s 18 aircraft by the end of the year 2015 or the beginning of the year 2016. ”
and denied the commander of the Air Force that there is a delay schedules the arrival of aircraft or train pilots or technicians, according to the contract signed between Baghdad and Washington.
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