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Release No: 137-99
April 01, 1999

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ORDERS 12 MORE F-117S TO EUROPE

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen has directed the deployment of 12 additional F-117A Nighthawk stealth attack fighters to join other U.S. aircraft currently supporting Operation Allied Force.

The aircraft will depart Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., and arrive in theater over the weekend.

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