and it's good news for our Helvetic friends, even though Pilatus teamed with Lockheed Martin to win the contract and share the proceeds ...

Alain

Lockheed Martin Pilatus team win Singapore trainer deal, launch of PC-21 production now possible
Singapore’s defence ministry (MinDef) has announced its selection of the Pilatus PC-21 to replace its air force (RSAF) Aermacchi S-211 trainers in a public/private partnership (PPP) team led by Lockheed Martin.(03 November 2006)

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