Iraq intends to acquire new fighters




Iraq intends to soon buy from the Czech Republic multi-purpose fighter-attack aircraft L-159, said in Baghdad after talks with Czech Prime Minister Peter Necas, Iraq’s Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. The head of the Czech government is accompanied by Defense Minister Alexander Vondra and Czech Industry and Trade Minister Martin Kotsourek. The Czech delegation also included ex-Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek, Czech businessmen and representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Czechia expects to sell 24 multi-purpose fighter-attack aircraft L-159 ALCA (Advanced Light Combat Aircraft), produced by Czech company Aero Vodochody, to Iraq.

Also, Iraq initially intended to purchase X-NUMX units of American F-18, then this number was doubled. While the question remains open.
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  1. APASUS 10 September 2011 10: 42 New
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    But does Iraq really have a choice? The Americans themselves ordered planes from Seba at the expense of the budget of Iraq!
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      cVM 10 September 2011 14: 31 New
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      I agree, but why exactly the Czech ones? and not phantoms, their USA could also be sold for a good price, I wonder what will happen to Iraq in the future, to adjoin such neighbors as Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia is dangerous
  2. figwam 10 September 2011 10: 50 New
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    Then Libya will stand in line for Western weapons.
    1. Max79 10 September 2011 14: 01 New
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      figwam,
      I agree! They have no choice. "Intercessors" will not be allowed for example to take planes from us.
      This is politics, this is money
      1. Zeev Zeev 16 March 2020 16: 36 New
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        Strange, Mi-28N combat helicopters "allowed", but no planes?