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Slovak flight simulator to Afghans

REPRESENTATIVES of the US Army have accepted delivery of a Slovak-manufactured simulator that will be used to train Afghan crews to operate G222 military cargo planes. The simulator, worth $2.5 million, is one of the biggest of six flight training systems supplied to the US Army, stated an official press release issued on August 21.

(Source: Courtesy of the US Embassy in Bratislava)

REPRESENTATIVES of the US Army have accepted delivery of a Slovak-manufactured simulator that will be used to train Afghan crews to operate G222 military cargo planes. The simulator, worth $2.5 million, is one of the biggest of six flight training systems supplied to the US Army, stated an official press release issued on August 21.

“This [handover] is another example how cooperation and mutual support between the United States and its allies – Slovakia among them – contributes to stabile transition in Afghanistan,” said US Ambassador to Slovakia Theodore Sedgwick, as quoted in the press release.

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