Beechcraft announced the delivery of the first of four Beechcraft King Air 350ER aircraft ordered by the Mexican Navy Secretaría de Marina (SEMAR) at Farnborough Airshow.
In addition to the aircraft, Beechcraft will support SEMAR with on-the-ground service, support and training through its Global Mission Support organization.
Rear Admiral Jose Marie Macedo, Director General of Naval Aviation Operations, visited company headquarters in Wichita to accept delivery of the aircraft, which will be stationed at the naval base in Veracruz. The remaining three aircraft will be delivered by the second quarter of 2015.
CAE has bagged contracts to provide the Beechcraft T-6C ground-based training system and services for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) valued at $110-million. GBTS is an integrated training system that includes two T-6C operational flight trainers (OFTs), computer-based classroom training systems, and courseware customised for RNZAF pilot training
The U.S has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico for UH 60M Black Hawk Helicopters and equipment worth $225 million
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico for M1152 High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) and associated equipmen worth $556 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 16, 2014
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for Beechcraft AT-6C Texan II aircraft and associated equipment worth $790 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 24 AT-6C Texan II aircraft, 2 spare PT-6A-68 turboprop engines, 2 spare ALE-47 Counter-Measure Dispensing Systems and/or 2 spare AAR-47 Missile Launch Detection Systems, non-SAASM global positioning systems with CMA-4124, spare and repair parts, maintenance, support equipment, publications and technical documentation, tanker support, ferry services, personnel training and training equipment, U
The Government of Mexico is approved of a possible sale of UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters for an estimated cost of $680 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on April 17, 2014
Beechcraft has won a contract from Mexico to supply two T-6C Texan trainers for the nations navy. The aircraft, designated T-6C+ models, will be delivered "this summer", Beechcraft says
The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Canada of three King Air 350ER aircraft with customer unique post-modifications for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations for an estimated cost of US $300 million. The Government of Canada has requested to buy three King Air 350ER (extended range) aircraft with customer unique post-modifications for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait of four King Air 350ER Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft for an estimated $259 million. The principal contractor will be Sierra Nevada Corporation, Hagerstown, MD
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