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Old 09-06-2009
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Well, the BA-609 is smaller than the V-22 Osprey; its main military use would be the fast transport of small dismounted units (i.e. Special Forces) as an alternative to helicopters, when a greater range/authonomy is required, as well as Search-and-Rescue purposes (HERE is a picture of the first BA-609 chassis built with Italian Navy insigna). But again, FINMECCANICA also aims for civilian sales, and there are some kinda classy liveries available...

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