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Cicu: "The hypothesis of sending the Mangustas to Iraq is under analysis but nothing has been decided"
Rome, Italy - A cost evaluation for the deployment of four combat aircraft of this type has been carried out anyway
Italian Defence Undersecretary, Salvatore Cicu, reported in front of Italian Senate regarding the possible deployment in Iraq of the A-129 Mangusta combat helicopters. According to what stated by Italian Government's representative, this hypothesis is being analysed by the experts but no decision has been considered about it. The fact that four aircraft of this type have been put into the technical...
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