Sierra Nevada Corp has been awarded a $329,076,750 contract to manufacture 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft for the Nigerian Air Force.
The total amount of the contract is approved at $344,727,439 to include a Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) System for six of the aircraft. This piece is projected to be funded soon after main contract award.
The A-29 Super Tucano aircraft are turboprop light air support aircraft meant for attacking and reconnaissance of lightly-defended enemy territory.
In addition to the 12 aircraft, this contract provides for ground training devices, mission planning systems, mission debrief systems, spares, ground support equipment, alternate mission equipment, contiguous U.S. interim contractor support, contractor logistic support, and five field service representatives, a US DoD release said today.
Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida, and is expected to be completed May 2024.
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
Lebanon has received the final four of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft from Sierra Nevada Corp and Embraer. The delivery comes two months ahead of schedule and completes the original order of six aircraft
Embraer announced today a firm order of six A-29 Super Tucano light attack and advanced training aircraft for the Philippine Air Force (PAF). “After a comprehensive bidding process participated by several manufacturers and complying with the stringent evaluation processes the Super Tucano was selected as part of the PAFs ongoing modernization plan,” an Embraer statement said Friday
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
Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corporation have won a contract to supply 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to the Nigerian Air Force. The A-29 Super Tucano aircraft are turboprop light air support aircraft meant for attacking and reconnaissance of lightly-defended enemy territory
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