The Pentagon has awarded Bell Helicopter a contract to manufacture and deliver the choppers to Pakistan under its foreign military sales funds. In a statement, the Defence Department yesterday said the work will be performed in Fort Worth and Amarillo (both in Texas) and is expected to be completed in September 2018.
"Foreign military sales funds in the amount of USD 170,173,188 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year," the statement said.The contract, which also includes nine auxiliary fuel kits for Pakistan, is part of the USD 952 million military hardware sale by US which was notified to the Congress last April.

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