Israel Wants to Purchase 14 Combat Service Support Aircraft

By Dan Dupont / September 25, 2000 at 5:00 AM
Israel has requested permission to purchase 14 Beech King Air B200CT/T fixed-wing aircraft for combat service support missions, the Defense Department announced Friday. The "non-major defense equipment" request also involves engines, spare parts, engineering support and other work, according to DOD. The total value of the contract is estimated at $125 million. Israel will use the aircraft for troop transport movement and cargo transport, the announcement reads. "Accordingly, the aircraft will be equipped with communications relay stations and other associated...

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