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Iraq to receive F-16 jetfighters in 2014

 Iraq to receive F-16 jetfighters in 2014

Iraq to receive F-16 jetfighters in 2014

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The US officials revealed that “Iraq will assume the first group of the F-16 US jet fighters in September 2014.

Earlier, the Iraqi Premier, during his meeting with the US Chief of Joint Staff General Dempsey on Tuesday, has called the US to speed up arming Iraqi Security Forces to sustain Iraqi sovereignty.

The “Defense News Website reported US officials as saying “The US approved till now to sell Iraq weapons worth $ 12 billion, including 36 F-16 jetfighters.

The US officials added “Iraq is willing to possess modern radars and more Air Defense systems.”

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