U.S. Approves $128 million King Air B300ER Scorpion ISR Aircraft Sale to Kazakhstan

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U.S. Approves $128 million King Air B300ER Scorpion ISR Aircraft Sale to Kazakhstan
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The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of King Air B300ER Scorpion Aircraft with Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Mission Systems to Kazakhstan for $128.1 million.

The Government of Kazakhstan had requested to buy three Raytheon AST TITAN Communications Intelligence (COMINT) Sensor Suites (2 installed, 1 spare).

Also included are two King Air B300ER Scorpion aircraft; three Leonardo Osprey 30 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars (2 installed, 1 spare); threeWESCAM MX-15HDi Elector Optical Infrared Turret Electro Optical Infrared Sensors (2 installed, 1 spare); three Sierra Nevada Small SWAP Auto Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) Systems (2 installed, 1 spare); secure communications; fixed and transportable ground control station; ground support equipment; aircraft integration and test support; publications and technical documentation; personnel training and training equipment; spare, component and repair parts; software and software support; US Government and contractor engineering, technical, and logistical support services, and other related elements of program and logistical support, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a release recently.

The principal contractor will be Sierra Nevada Corporation, Hagerstown, MD. 

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