Selex ES has won a contract to provide diverse radar stations, repeaters, and communications systems to Angola.
The agreement signed by Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos on December 23, is to procure the equipment, major components, and support services necessary for the design and installation of a national center and three regional centers for maritime surveillance, Forecast International reported Thursday.
Total value for the program is expected to be worth EUR115 million ($125.7 million). However, the radar type is not announced yet.
Angola has signed various contracts with Finmeccanica last month that includes the purchase of six AgustaWestland helicopters and two Whitehead Sistemi Subacquei fast patrol boats.
Angola will receive four overhauled modernized Su-30K multi-role fighters later this year from Russia. “Up to four overhauled and upgraded jets of the type will be delivered to the customer this year
Angola will acquire seven patrol vessels to be produced by the Brazilian Navys Empresa Gerencial de Projetos Navais (Emgepron), according to the Brazilian Ministry of Defense. Brazil and Angolas defense ministers, Celso Amorim and Joao Manuel Lourenco signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will enable Brazils Navy to assist Angola to implement its Maritime Power Development Program (Pronaval) on September 5
Angola will induct Su-30K fighter jets, that were originally sold to India, in a $1 billion arms deal with Russia. The deal with Rosoboronexport includes delivery of has Mi-17 transport helicopters, tanks, artillery, firearms and ammunition military equipment, building an ammunition plant and providing maintenance services
The Angolan Armed Forces and Thales have signed a major contract for the supply of an innovative Mobile Radio Communication Network using TETRA standards called [email protected] The network will be deployed in 2010 for the occasion of the African Cup of Nations
Leonardos subsidiary, Selex ES was awarded a contract by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) worth up to USD 20.9 million for delivery of its Model 2100 Instrument Landing System with collocated Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)
Russia and Angola are negotiating the purchase of six additional Su-30K fighters. Luanda will be able to increase its fleet and Moscow will be able to get rid of the aircraft returned by the India built in fulfilment of the contract signed in 1996-1998
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