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Reference FCO 7/1471
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Sales of military aircraft to Latin America (1970)
Description Nimrod sales tour of Latin America restricted to Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina, but with discussions about possible visit to Peru and Chile. Tour will include ground inspections and demonstration exercises. Report on US arms sales to Latin America which were taken in the interests of national security in order to counteract the recent trend in Latin American dependence on European suppliers of arms. Airworks dealing with El Salvador in training, servicing and supplying Hunters and BA167s. Included is a brochure from Vickers Vanguard Air Holdings.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region South America
Countries Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile, El Salvador, United States, United Kingdom
Places Argentina; Brazil; Britain; Canada; Chile; Colombia; El Salvador; Iran; Japan; Latin America; Lima; Panama; Peru; Spain; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States of America; Venezuela
Topics Aid; Congress; Defence; Demonstrations; Department of State; Draft; Economy; Lockheed; Nimrod; organisation; State Department; Trade; Vickers Vanguard Air Holdings
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