Sierra Nevada Corp has won a $23.2 million modification contract to provide A-29 (or Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano) pilot and maintenance training for the Afghanistan Air Force at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia; and in Afghanistan.
The contract modification provides for the addition of outside the continental US instructor pilots in Afghanistan. This modification involves building partner capacity/pseudo-foreign military sales to Afghanistan, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday.
Work is expected to be completed by December 31, 2023.
Alliant Techsystems Operations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman has won a $167.4 million contract to manufacture 263 full-rate production Lot 8 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles (AARGM) for the US government
China has started military exercises in both the East and South China Seas near Taiwan in a clear message that it could invade the island from two sides. According to two navigation restriction notices issued by maritime safety authorities, the exercise in the East China Sea started at 6pm on Sunday, and is scheduled to conclude at 6pm on Thursday
The Indian navy commissioned the “L-56,” the sixth of the eight ordered amphibious vessels of the Mark IV Landing Craft Utility (LCU)-class on Monday, 29 July. Manufacturer of the ship, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) signed an agreement for worth INR 21 billion ($305 million) with the Indian Navy for designing and building the LCU ships in September 2011
The Afghan Air Force received five MD-530F attack helicopters from Arizona-based US defense contractor MD Helicopters on November 22. The rotorcraft were shipped out of Mesa-Gateway Airport, Mesa, Arizona, via Boeing 747 and reached Kandahar on October 27, 2019
The US Army Contracting Command has awarded Raytheon a $108 million contract to train the Afghanistan Air Force in aircraft maintenance. Under the terms of the contract, Raytheon will develop a new training program that involves Simulation, Training and Instrumentation called “Afghanistan Air Force Aircraft Maintenance Training (AMT)
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