Sierra Nevada awarded $10 million to modify PZL M-28 aircraft for Jordan

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PZL M-28 of Royal Jordanian Air Force (c) www.epmlspotters.pl

Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $10,224,545 undefinitized contract action for the modification of an M-28 aircraft. Contractor will provide modification of one aircraft, aircraft ferry, spares, and field service representative support for 12 months after aircraft delivery. Work will be performed at Centennial, Colorado; and Amman, Jordan, and is expected to be complete by July 31, 2018.

This contract is 100 percent Foreign Military Sales to the country of Jordan. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. The 645th Aeronautical Systems Group, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-16-F-4027).

The M28  is a twin-engined high-wing cantilever monoplane of all-metal structure, with twin vertical tails and a robust tricycle non-retractable landing gear, featuring a steerable nose wheel to provide for operation from short, unprepared runways where hot or high altitude conditions may exist. The M28 is best suited for passenger and/or cargo transportation.

Jordan is the first military user Skytrucków in the Middle East.

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