South Africa, which chose Saab and British Aerospace to supply the Gripen and the Hawk as its new fighter and trainer, respectively (DAILY, Nov. 19), also picked GKN Westland of the U.K. to supply Lynx helicopters and Italy's Agusta for A109 helicopters. The aircraft are part of Pretoria's long-standing $5.2 billion National Defense Force modernization program, which also includes four corvettes and three submarines from Germany. Requirements remain for light and medium ...


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