Gov't to buy 6 aircraft for Ghana Armed Forces worth €111m

The Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul has laid before parliament for approval an agreement that will allow it to purchase six aircraft for the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).

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The agreement was laid in the House by the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu on behalf of the Defence Minister.

The supplier is AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s of the Czech Republic and the deal will see the company supply six L-39 Next Generation (L-39NG) aircraft and the provision of support in terms of products, services, and ground-based training systems associated with the aircraft operation.

However, Alban Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament, has referred the agreement to the Defence and Interior Committee for consideration and report.

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