Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corporation To Supply 12 A-29s To Nigeria

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Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corporation To Supply 12 A-29s To Nigeria
A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft

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.

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