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Special Operations Forces

Special Operations Forces

Army plans to buy more MH-47E helicopters than needed : report to the Honorable William V. Roth, Jr., U.S. Senate


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Published by The Office, U.S. General Accounting Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, Md. (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20877) .
Written in English

  • United States. -- Dept. of the Army -- Procurement,
  • Special forces (Military science) -- United States -- Equipment and supplies,
  • Helicopters -- Purchasing

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesArmy plans to buy more MH-47E helicopters than needed
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14668296M

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