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 equipment on the King Air 350ER will include WESCAM MX-15D Electro-Optical & Infrared Imaging Sensors; AN/AAR-47B(V)2 Missile and Laser Warning System (MWS); AN/ALE-47 Countermeasure Dispenser Systems (CMDS); COMSEC Modules (KGV-135A); APM-424(V)5 Transponder Test Sets; KIV-77 Mode 4/5 crypto applique computers for IFF; AN/APX-119 IFF Digital Civil and Military Transponders and Inline Network Encryptors.
The principal contractor will be Beechcraft (Textron Aviation), Wichita, Kansas. The Government of Canada is expected to negotiate an offset agreement in accordance with Canada's Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy.
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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Leonardo-Finmeccanica has won a contract to supply two Beechcraft King Air 350ER aircraft, including their mission systems and sensor load-outs, for an African customer. The aircraft will be equipped with the companys ATOS (airborne tactical observation and surveillance) mission system and a suite of sensors including the Leonardo Seaspray AESA surveillance radar, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponder and interrogator, Link 11 datalink and an integrated mission management system
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
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