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New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East) Mar 4, 2012

Embraer Air Force will quickly reopen contest for Afghanistan aircraft U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz says the Air Force will move quickly to reopen the contest to provide light-attack aircraft for Afghanistan, following the cancellation of the contract with U.S. firm Sierra Nevada Corp. and Brazil aerospace manufacturer Embraer. He called the contract cancellation an "embarrassment." "There's no way to put a happy face on this," he said. Mar 1, 2012

Boeing U.S. may sell V-22 Osprey to Israel, Canada or UAE. The tilt-rotor aircraft built by Boeing Co. and Bell Helicopter may find its first foreign buyers in Israel, the United Arab Emirates or Canada, a U.S. Marine Corps official says. Selling the...

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