Embraer announced today a firm order for 6 A-29 Super Tucano light attack and advanced training aircraft from an undisclosed customer.
The aircraft can be used for tactical and advanced training as well as light attack and ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) missions. Deliveries will be concluded in 2018.
The A-29 Super Tucano is a durable, versatile and powerful turboprop aircraft capable of carrying out a wide range of missions, even operating from unimproved runways. After more than ten years in service, it has gained an excellent performance record: over 320,000 flight hours and nearly 40,000 combat hours. With more than 150 weapons configurations certified, the A-29 Super Tucano is equipped with advanced electronic, electro-optic, infrared and laser system technologies, as well as secure radio systems with data links and unrivalled munitions capacity.
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Nigeria of 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft and weapons for $593 million. The sale also includes all associated training, spare parts, aviation and ground support equipment, and hangar, facilities, and infrastructure required to support the program, DSCA said in a statement Friday
US government is likely to sell $600 million worth 12 Embraer A-29 Super Tucano aircraft with sophisticated targeting gear for anti-Boko Haram operations. The move includes sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram Islamic extremists,
The Afghan Air Force has received four more A-29 Super Tucano light-attack aircraft on Monday, bringing the AAF A-29 inventory from eight to 12 aircraft in country. There are still seven A-29s assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Ga
Sierra Nevada Corp (SNC) has been awarded a $1,808,000,000 contract for potential procurement, sustainment, modifications, ferry, and related equipment for the A-29 light air support attack aircraft. Work will be performed at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia; and Kabul, Kandahar, and Mazari Sharif Air Bases, Afghanistan
Embraer demonstrated the new KC-390 military transport and aerial refueling jet to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for the attainment of the Initial Operational Capability (IOC). The achievement of the IOC ensures the necessary conditions have been met for the aircraft to start operations, in accordance with the scope agreed upon with the FAB
Sierra Nevada and its partner Embraer have received orders from the U.S
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