Bell looks set to secure its first export order for a combined fleet of UH-1Y Venom utility and AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters from the Czech Republic. Prague plans to purchase eight UH-1Ys and four AH-1Zs following the selection of the aircraft after a long-running competitive tender, defense officials announced on Aug. 22. Czech government officials hope to sign the 14.5 billion Czech Koruna ($620 million) Foreign Military Sale (FMS) by the end of the year, with the aim of first ...


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