Israel and US sign defense deal to buy helicopters

Israel and the US signed a defense deal on the purchase of helicopters

Israel and the United States of America signed an agreement on the purchase of military equipment.

The deal is valued at $ 2 billion.

In particular, the Israeli Defense Ministry agreed with the US government to purchase 12 Lockheed Martin CH-53K helicopters and two Boeing KC-46 tanker aircraft. The first helicopter is due to arrive in Israel in 2026.

“These procurement agreements are important milestones in the IDF build-up. We continue to strengthen our capabilities, reshape and adapt our Air Force to meet future challenges, both at short and long range. '', & Ndash; emphasized the head of the Ministry of Defense Benny Gantz.

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