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The Mangustas to be combat ready in Iraq by the end of February
Rome, Italy - The idea of deploying them as a deterrent to prevent potential terroristic attacks against Italian contingent has been confirmed
The Italian Army’s AgustaWestland A-129 Mangusta combat helicopters will achieve their full readiness in Iraq by the end of February (see for details AVIONEWS). It has been confirmed by military sources and Italian Defence Ministry as the setting of the aerial vehicles has already been started, and four aircraft of this type have been destined to reach Camp Mittica Base where Italian military contingent i...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency