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Niger Received Two AB412 Helicopters from Italy

Niger Received Two AB412 Helicopters from Italy

The Italian Ministry of Defence (MoD) released a statement saying that two helicopters reconditioned by its Defence Industries Agency (AID) have been sold to Niger to increase its capacity to counter illegal trafficking and security threats.

Niger Received Two AB412 Helicopters from Italy

Italian Minister of Defence Lorenzo Guerini attended the handover ceremony and visited Italian military personnel deployed as part of the Bilateral Support Mission in the Republic of Niger (MISIN), which began in 2018 and covered support for Benin, Mauritania, and Nigeria.

Niger Received Two AB412 Helicopters from Italy

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