Israel orders Viagra for its soldiers

Aug 31, 2013, 07:59 IST | Agencies

Israel's defence ministry -- used to demanding exacting standards in the field of battle -- is seeking to boost a different type of performance by ordering supplies of Viagra for soldiers in the armed forces

The ministry’s medical corps has placed tenders for 1,200 tablets of 100mg sildenafil citrate -- the main ingredient of Viagra, a drug renowned for overcoming male sexual dysfunction.

It would be used to treat soldiers with sexual performance problems.

The capsules are on a list of 105 items being sought by defence chiefs normally more concerned with procuring the latest military hardware.
Other items on the list, include tyres, devices to warm the wounded and sweet chilli sauce.

Did you know?
Viagra was originally developed as a remedy for high blood pressure.  

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