U.S. Has $10b+ In Mil Projects In Iraq
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Despite the troop withdrawal, the United States expects to
be heavily engaged in military projects in Iraq in 2012.
U.S. ambassador to Baghdad, James Jeffrey, said Washington has been
committed to a range of military programs in Iraq that would last up to
2020. Jeffrey said the value of these programs could exceed $10 billion and
include the F-16 Block 52+ multi-role fighter, the M1A1 main battle tank,
armed helicopters and the Hellfire air-to-ground missiles.