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Philippines ordered 21 UH-1Hs but ended up getting UH-1Ds

UH-1D Luftwaffe A29 Ahlhorn 1984

An anonymous source told Manila Times that the Philippine Air Force was tricked into getting 21 ex-German UH-1D helicopters instead of UH-1H model that it specified.

By Photographer: TSgt. Rod Prouty, USAF [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The source alleged that Defense Undersecretary Fernando Manalo had manipulated the specifications by deleting H from the contract and have it listed as UH-1.

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