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    The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced that the United States has approved a $21 million sale to Jordan of a Black Hawk helicopter to transport the country’s royal family and high-level officials.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States has approved a $21 million sale to Jordan of a Black Hawk helicopter to transport the country’s royal family and high-level officials, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced in a statement.

    “The proposed sale of one Black Hawk helicopter to Jordan will provide intra-country transportation for the Royal family, Jordanian officials, visiting Heads of State, and other dignitaries,” DSCA said on Tuesday.

    The proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a friendly country which has been and continues to be an important force for political stability and economic progress in the Middle East, according to the statement.

    The sale for the VIP (Very Important Person) aircraft was made although Jordan’s Air Force already has Black Hawk helicopters in its inventory.

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