Thursday, February 22, 2024

Northrop Grumman secures $15M contract for Iraqi Cessna 208, 172 fleet support

American aircraft’s maker Northrop Grumman has received a contract valued at as much as $15,1 million for contractor logistic support for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208 and 172 fleet.

The contract award from U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center enables the company to provide support service of AC-208 Caravan light attack aircraft and Cessna 172 Skyhawk training aircraft of the Iraqi Air Force.

Under the terms of the agreement, Work will be performed in Balad Airbase, Iraq, and is expected to be completed June 30, 2021.

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Also noted that Foreign Military Sales funds in the full amount are being obligated at the time of award.

The total cumulative face value of the contract is $235,000,000, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements.

Cessna 172 Skyhawk training aircraft. Photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Martinez

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Colton Jones
Colton Jones is the deputy editor of Defence Blog. He is a US-based journalist, writer and publisher who specializes in the defense industry in North America and Europe. He has written about emerging technology in military magazines and elsewhere. He is a former Air Force airmen and served at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

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