Turkish government and military officials cited failure to meet technical specifications as their reason for eliminating Boeing's AH-64D Apache Longbow and Eurocopter's Tiger from the country's competition to supply 145 new attack helicopters in a $4 billion program. Still in the running after a meeting of officials here early in the week are Italy's Agusta A-129 International, Bell Helicopter Textron's AH-1Z King Cobra and the Ka-5012, jointly proposed by Israel Aircraft Industries ...

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