The U.S. military notes new and renewed interest in MD 530 helicopters for allied countries
February 17, 2022
The U.S. military has told Janes that it has gained new and renewed interest from Allied partner countries in MD Helicopters, Inc. light attack helicopters. MD 530. (MD Helicopters Inc.)
The U.S. Army has received a new and renewed interest from Allied partner countries in MD 530 MD Helicopters, Inc. light attack aircraft. (MDHI), a service spokesman said Jane’s February 17.
With the U.S. Army Rotary Wing Design (NSRWA PO) currently supplying MD 530 to allied states under a five-year supply / indefinite quantity contract (IDIQ) with an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), the Service said that in recently, several countries have become interested in purchasing new helicopters such as Little Bird.
“We have interest from several countries in purchasing new MD 530s, including India, Kenya and Lebanon,” the military said, adding: “We have two MD 530s on the production line that were originally purchased for Afghanistan.” but the “Stop Work” order is currently under production. We are working to resume production for Kenya as part of their next aircraft purchases. ”
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