Iraq receives first aircraft Ukrainian Antonov military transport
Antonov military transport
18/11/2011 16:53 GMT: GreenwichAlgeriaBahrainChadDjiboutiEgyptIraqJordan KuwaitLebanonLibyaMauritaniaMoroccoAmmanPAQatarSau di ArabiaSomaliaSudanSyriaTunisiaUnited Arab EmiratesYemenNorth America (EST)North America (CST)North America (PST)United KingdomSwedenGermanyAustraliaRussiaChina
Delivered to Iraq Friday, the first Ukrainian aircraft intended for military transport aircraft out of six, the Ministry of Defense has contracted earlier.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence, Major General Mohammed al-Askari said that the aircraft of type Antonov Antinof would be arriving during the first half of next year.
The total value of the deal, $ 99 million.
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