The Turkish National Police has signed an agreement to purchase fifteen helicopters from US rotorcraft manufacturer Bell Helicopter, the company said on Monday. Deliveries are expected to begin next year.
North Korean commerce minister Kim Bong-cheol was killed on Tuesday when his helicopter crashed on a small island in North Pyongan province, according to a news report on Thursday. Four others were also killed.
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A helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan which killed nearly 40 Afghan and U.S. service members in August was caused by an insurgent-fired rocket-propelled grenade (RPG), according to a U.S. report.
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British Defense Secretary Liam Foxon Monday announced that the Royal Air Force has agreed to buy more than a dozen new Chinook helicopters worth $1.64 billion for its mission in Afghanistan.
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NATO forces on early Saturday morning began using attack helicopters for the first time during military operations over Libya, the multinational force said.