Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Dec-12
In late July 2012, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified US Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Lebanon for six Huey II helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $63 million. Full details of the DSCA request can be viewed here. HeliHub.com can [...]
Source: DSCA, 31-Jul-12
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Lebanon for six Huey II helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $63 million. The Government of Lebanon has requested a possible sale of 6 Huey II helicopters, spare and [...]
Source: Naharnet, 19-Jul-12
The Saint George Hospital University Medical Center in Beriut’s Ashrafiyeh neighborhood is expected to inaugurate on Thursday a helipad on the roof of the building during a ceremony sponsored by Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Beirut Elias Audeh. (see full story)
Source: Strategy Page, 26-Nov-10
Russia has offered a collection of weapons, for free, to Lebanon. This will include six Mi-24 helicopter gunships, 31 T-72 tanks, 36 130-millimeter artillery and 500,000 rounds of ammunition for artillery Lebanon already has.
Source: World Tribune, 30-Oct-10
The administration of President Barack Obama, despite an aid freeze by Congress and concerns about Iran’s presence in the country via the dominant Hizbullah organization, has pledged to build Lebanon’s Air Force.
Source: The National, 28-Sep-10
Ali al Matroushi, a member of Federal National Council’s defence committee, said: “The UAE has a special relationship with Lebanon.” That relationship extends back many years: the UAE Armed Forces took part in mine-clearing operations in Lebanon during the 1980s and mid-2000s, he said.
Source: Ya Libnan, 06-Sep-10
France is aware that Israel has “protested” about the French decision [to deliver such weapons to Lebanon] and that Washington raised “serious questions” about the arms deal.
Source: Ya Libnan, 27-Feb-10
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman returned Friday from a two-day official visit to Moscow and announced that Russia had agreed to provide his country with Mi-24 helicopters
A group of helicopters based in Canary participate in the mission that Spain takes place in Lebanon under the auspices of the United Nations Organization (UNO)
Source: Vertical, 30-Jun-09
Source: Ya Libnan, 05-Jun-09
Source: Daily Star, 02-Jun-09