Pentagon announces new contract in support of combat helicopters of Afghan Air Force
According to statement released by Department of Defense “MD Helicopters Inc., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $50,440,584 modification (P00024) to Foreign Military Sales (Afghanistan) contract W58RGZ-17-C-0038 for logistics support for the Afghanistan Air Force MD-530F aircraft fleet.”
The statement further added that the firm will perform the work in Kabul, Afghanistan and Mesa, Arizona of the United States.
Furthermore, the Department of Defense said the firm is expected to complete the work by May 31, 2020.
This comes as Efforts are underway to bolster the capabilities of the Afghan Air Force.
The NATO-led Train, Advise, Assist Mission officials had earlier said that the alliance would step up efforts to triple the size of the Afghan Air Force by 2023.