Based on our forecast of what will be delivered this year to Bahrain includes AH-1 Cobra choppers worth $64m, VVG-2 (laser rangefinder receivers) worth $4m and F-16 services for maintenance worth $12m.
Earlier in November 2014, the US State Department had confirmed blocking a deal to sell Bell AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters to Nigeria citing concerns regarding its military's human rights record and ability to operate the aircraft.
Indian news reports said she is accused of sending to Iran 13 different types of aircraft parts for the F-5 Tiger fighter jet, the AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter, the CH-53 military transport helicopter, the F-14 Tomcat fighter and the UH-1 Huey military helicopter.
The downed aircraft was an AH-1 Cobra helicopter that had been taken from the Defense reutilization and marketing office yard at McGregor Range Base Camp and transported to Stewart Drop Zone in preparation for the mission.
On 26 October 2009, an AH-1 Cobra assigned to HMLA-367 and a UH-1 Huey assigned to HMLA-169, both with MAG-39 and I MEF, collided while on missions over the southern province of Helmand in Afghanistan.
The US, sources added, has assured Pakistan that it would provide modern AH-1Z in place of AH-1 in phases by 2015 and the squadron provided now, is the latest edition of AH-1 Cobra helicopters with two blades, single engine and transmission system.