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posted 18 January 2006 04:47 AM      Profile for Cueball   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Missile brought down US chopper in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AFP) - A Russian-made surface-to-air missile launched by anti-American insurgents brought down a US military helicopter that crashed in Iraq on Monday, US television reported, citing unnamed Pentagon officials.

Price of the AH-64A:

New US$18 million. Longbow radar costs US$4 million (1996) without supporting modifications compared to US$14 million flyaway cost of AH-64A.

Price of the SA-7A missile and sighting system:

(Sight Unit) $3437, (Missile) $2491

[ 18 January 2006: Message edited by: Cueball ]

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