General Electric Aviation has been awarded a $273.5 million modification contract to upgrade engines of the Egyptian Air Force’s F-16 fighter jets.
The contract is for Service Life Extension Program conversion kits of the F110-GE-100 engines. Work will be performed in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by Oct. 30, 2023, a US DoD announcement said Wednesday.
The Egyptian Air Force has received a total of 220 F-16s in 2015 under the Peace Vector Programme of which 195 are currently in service.
Egypt has announced it has inducted Chinese-made Wing Loong Attack drones into its Air Force. Video of the Wing Loong drone, taking off with missiles on its hard-points and knocking off a ground target was shown as part of a publicity video telecast on Egyptian media on the occasion of the 45th Air Force Day
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt of 46,000 M831A1 and M865 rounds and 10,000 APFSDS-T rounds for an estimated cost of $99 million. The Government of Egypt has requested to buy forty-six thousand (46,000) 120MM Target Practice – Tracer (M831A1) and 120MM Target Practice, Cone Stabilized, Discarding Sabot – (M865) rounds and ten thousand (10,000) 120MM 4th-Generation Kinetic Energy-Tungsten (KE-W) A4 Armor-Piercing Fin-Stabilized Discarding Sabot with Tracer (APFSDS-T) rounds
Frances Naval Group launched the first Gowind Corvette warship built in Egypt yesterday in Alexandria shipyard. Along with the first ever delivered Gowind corvette, Elfateh, already deployed by Egyptian Navy on many operational theatres, it will contribute to increase the Egyptian Navy Power
ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), is close to winning a contract for two corvettes in Egypt a deal in which Frances Naval Group was also a contender. Negotiations between Egypt and Germany-based ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems are close to completion for a purchase of two MEKO A200 corvettes, French and Egyptian media reported
General Electric has won a $517 million contract to supply T901 engines to replace the engines of Boeing AH-64 Apaches and Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks. The contract covers the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP), the company said in a statement Friday
The United States Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) has awarded a project task assignment for the Teaming-Enabled Architectures for Manned-Unmanned Systems (TEAMS) prototype program to GE Aviation. The project is under the authority of the Base Vertical Lift Consortium Project
General Electric is awarded $70 million modification contract for the procurement of 16 F414-GE-400 install engines for the F/A-18 aircraft for the United States Navy. Work is expected to be completed by December 2020, the US department of defense said in a statement Friday
General Electric has been awarded an $11million contract for engineering and technical services in support of the following engines: F-16 F110-GE-100, A-10 TF-34, KC-135 F-108, B-1 F118, E-6B F108, T700-401C, J85-21B, F110, F16 C/D, F/A-18 and F110-GE-129. This contract provides for on-site proficiency training and advice to elevate the technical skill and abilities of personnel responsible for the operation and maintenance of the GE Aviation equipment/systems to the level of self-sufficiency, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday
The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency has approved sale of 46,000 M831A1 and M865 rounds and 10,000 APFSDS-T rounds to Egypt for an estimated cost of $201 million. The DSCA delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Tuesday
The United States has approved sale of 10 AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopters to Egypt for an estimated cost of $1.0 billion
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