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.
The contract includes ground training devices, mission planning systems, mission debrief systems, spares, ground support equipment, alternate mission equipment, contiguous US interim contractor support, outside of continental US (OCONUS) contractor logistic support and field service representatives for OCONUS support, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
Nigeria is all set to accept the delivery of five attack helicopters from Italy and a gunship from Russia in March. “Nigerian Air Force is set to take the delivery of one Mi-35 gunship from Russia and five AW109 utility/attack helicopters from Italy, which will be used to fight insecurity in the country,” DefenseWeb quoted Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar as saying during a visit to Gembu, Taraba State Tuesday
A Russian-made Mil Mi-35M multi-role helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) crashed on Wednesday night in Borno, a north-eastern Nigerian state. The helicopter crashed during a combat operation with Boko Haram insurgents (Jihadist militant organisation) while providing air support for ground troops operating in the town of Damasak in Borno
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
The government of Pakistan has provided a sovereign guarantee for the sale of three JF-17 aircraft to Nigerian Air Force against a sum of $184.3 million
Embraer's shareholders today approved the proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held at the companys headquarters in Brazil. At the meeting, 96
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