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New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East) Aug 21, 2011

Air Force cargo plane collides with drone in Afghanistan A cargo plane has collided with a drone over Afghanistan, Air Force Capt. Justin Brockhoff confirmed. "The C-130 received light damage during the incident and the aircrew was unharmed," Brockhoff said. However, the incident could give critics ammunition in their opposition to allowing unmanned aircraft in civilian airspace. Aug 18, 2011

Turkey will purchase CH-47 Chinook helicopters The Turkish government has signed a deal with the U.S. government to acquire six CH-47 Chinook transport helicopters. "The contract was signed in late July," according to a senior procurement official. "It was worth around $400 million. After the helicopters begin to arrive, we plan to make some...

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