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Egypt to Receive Kamov Delivery in 2017

Egypt to Receive Kamov Delivery in 2017

Russian Helicopters are up to date with their production plan and will be on schedule with the delivery of 46 Kamov Ka-52 attack helicopters to Egypt this year. As reported by Flight Global, these helicopters will operate from two “Mistral-class amphibious assault ships.” Another order they have for Ka-52 is from Algeria who have ordered… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Mar-17

Egypt – Smart Aviation Purchases New AS350

Egypt – Smart Aviation Purchases New AS350

Smart Aviation has entered into a contract for a Eurocopter AS350 B3. The new helicopter will be used for cleaning power transmission pylons for Egyptian electrical engineering firms. Rushdie Zakaria, CEO of Smart Aviation has said that the company has made a profit for the first half of this financial year of $2.2 million. This… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 18-Nov-16

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US approves $81M Common Missile Warning System sale to Egypt

US approves $81M Common Missile Warning System sale to Egypt

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt for Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) for AH-64E Apache, UH-60 Blackhawks, and CH-47 Chinook Helicopters and related equipment, training, and support. The estimated cost is $81.4 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 10-Oct-16

Kaman contracted to establish maintenance capabilities for the Egyptian Seasprites

Kaman contracted to establish maintenance capabilities for the Egyptian Seasprites

Kaman Aerosystems (Kaman), a division of the aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that its Air Vehicles and MRO (AVMRO) unit has been awarded a three-year contract with Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for the establishment of depot level maintenance capabilities for the Egyptian Air Force (EAF) SH-2G(E) helicopter program. The contract has… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 14-Jul-16

CAS awarded $11M for UH-60 FMS support work

CAS awarded $11M for UH-60 FMS support work

CAS, Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded an $11,821,010 modification (003887) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-05-A-0024 (Egypt, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Colombia, Jordan, Brazil, Tunisia, Sweden, Slovakia) for labor hours and travel supporting the Utility Helicopter Project Office.  Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2016.  Fiscal… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 15-Mar-16

Petroleum Air Services appointed Bell CSF

Petroleum Air Services appointed Bell CSF

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today that, Petroleum Air Services has been appointed as the first Bell Helicopter Authorized Customer Service Facility in North Africa. “Since 1982, we have been providing both fixed wing and helicopter transportation to the oil and gas and travel industries in Egypt,” said General Yehia Hussein, Chairman… Read more »

Source: Bell, 10-Mar-16

Russian Helicopters helps re-equip overhaul base in Egypt

Russian Helicopters helps re-equip overhaul base in Egypt

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) is preparing to provide after-sales service and maintenance for Russian-made helicopters operated in Egypt. The repair base in Heluane (Egypt) will be retooled in order to provide technical support for repairs to Mi-8T and Mi-17-1V helicopters operated by the Egyptian Air Force. Under an agreement reached, Russian Helicopters… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 09-Dec-15

Russia offers Egypt the helicopters developed for Mistral

Russia offers Egypt the helicopters developed for Mistral

Russia has offered the helicopters developed for the Mistral to Egypt, which intends to purchase from France the helicopter carriers built for the Russian Navy, said Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Rostec Corporation. “If Egypt decides to acquire the Mistral ships, then of course we will offer them the helicopters that we adapted and created just… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 12-Oct-15

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CAS awarded $8.6M for running Utility Helicopter Project Office at Huntsville

CAS awarded $8.6M for running Utility Helicopter Project Office at Huntsville

CAS Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $8,651,520 modification (003873) to foreign military sales contract (Mexico, Egypt, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Jordan, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Sweden, Slovakia) W31P4Q-05-A-0024 for labor hours and travel  supporting the Utility Helicopter Project Office.  Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of March… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 08-Sep-15

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Egypt apparently acquiring NH90 for FREMM frigate

Egypt apparently acquiring NH90 for FREMM frigate

Egypt is reportedly seeking to acquire a single NH90 multimission helicopter for its new FREMM frigate, which was transferred by DCNS to the Egyptian flag on 23 June. See Full Story

Source: Defence Web, 02-Jul-15

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21-Sep-14 Fayoum, Egypt (6F)

Unknown helicopter type of Egyptian miitary crashed “due to technical issues” killing 6

21-Sep-14

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Bell delivers two 412EPs to Petroleum Air Services

Bell delivers two 412EPs to Petroleum Air Services

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the delivery of two Bell 412EP helicopters to Egypt’s Petroleum Air Services (PAS), both configured and fully equipped to meet oil and gas producers requirements (OGP) recommended by the leading international oil companies working in Egypt. Based in Cairo, PAS specializes in offering oil industry… Read more »

Source: Bell, 27-Feb-14

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25-Jan-14 el-Kharouba, Egypt (5F)

Militants claim that an Egyptian Air Force helicopter has crashed with five fatalities.  The nearest we have managed to get to photo evidence of this accident is this press photo which claims to be a funeral of one of those in the helicopter

25-Jan-14

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20-Apr-13 Mil Mi-17 Sharq Al-Owainat, Egypt

Emergency landing after system malfunction

20-Apr-13

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Clayton International awarded $7M for maintenance of Egyptian Sea Kings

Clayton International awarded $7M for maintenance of Egyptian Sea Kings

Clayton International Inc.*, Peachtree City, Ga., is being awarded a $6,962,766 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0008) for depot-level maintenance in support of the Egyptian Air Force H-3 Variant Helicopter Program under the Foreign Military Sales Program.  Services to be provided include reconfiguration of one MK-2E helicopter to the MK-2… Read more »

14-Feb-13

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Boeing awarded $56M contract for AH-64D for Egypt

Boeing awarded $56M contract for AH-64D for Egypt

The Boeing Co., Mesa, Ariz., was awarded a $56,370,522 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of AH-64D Apache Longbow Helicopters for the Egyptian Air Force. Work will be performed in Mesa, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2014. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. The… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 21-Dec-12

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Morganti HAC awarded $54M to build Apache base in Egypt

Morganti HAC awarded $54M to build Apache base in Egypt

Morganti HAC, J.V., Danbury, Conn., was awarded a $54,696,965 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the construction of facilities and infrastructure to support the procurement of Apache AH-64D helicopters.  Work will be performed in Kattamia Air Base, Egypt, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 22, 2012.  There were 23 bids solicited, with six… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 11-May-12

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Egypt takes delivery of two SAR AW139s

Egypt takes delivery of two SAR AW139s

Following the announcement in April 2011 of $37M in funding, and AgustaWestland’s press release the next month, we can now report that two AW139s have been delivered from the AgustaWestland North American (AWNA) factory in Pennsylvania to the Egyptian Air Force.  Painted in a white and red scheme, the two were last week cancelled from… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 11-Apr-12

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Lockheed Martin awarded $55M for AH-64Ds for the Netherlands, Egypt and Taiwan

Lockheed Martin awarded $55M for AH-64Ds for the Netherlands, Egypt and Taiwan

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Fla., was awarded a $55,573,867 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for the procurement of AH-64D target acquisition kits and engineering services for the Netherlands, Egypt and Taiwan. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2013. One bid… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 06-Oct-11

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Kaman awarded $12M to support Egyptian SH-2G Seasprites

Kaman awarded $12M to support Egyptian SH-2G Seasprites

Kaman Aerospace Corp., Bloomfield, Conn., is being awarded an $11,978,497 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering technical services in support of four Egyptian Air Force 5H-2G(E) aircraft under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Services to be provided include aircraft, structural and system inspections, and repairs. Work will be performed in Bloomfield, Conn., and is expected to… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 04-Oct-11

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ATK awarded $8.8M contract for Apache gun components for Saudi Arabia and Egypt

ATK awarded $8.8M contract for Apache gun components for Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Alliant Techsystems, Inc., Mesa, Ariz., was awarded an $8,892,589 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of spare components for the M230 gun in support of the Apache helicopter for Saudi Arabia and Egypt.  Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of Jan. 31, 2013.  One bid was… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Aug-11

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AgustaWestland secures AW139 contract with US Army for Egyptian Air Force

AgustaWestland secures AW139 contract with US Army for Egyptian Air Force

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that AgustaWestland North America, Inc. was awarded a $37.8 million contract with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) Contracting Center for Foreign Military Sales to the Egyptian Air Force. “AgustaWestland is proud to partner with the U.S. Army and our allies to provide the most… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-May-11

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AgustaWestland awarded $37M for AW139 procurement in US and Egypt

AgustaWestland awarded $37M for AW139 procurement in US and Egypt

AgustaWestland, Inc., Reston, Va., was awarded on April 1 a $37,656,065 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of AW139 helicopters, spare engine, spare parts, tools and ground support equipment, search and rescue equipment, crewmember personal equipment, medical equipment kits, transportation and pilot and maintenance training.  Work will be performed in Reston, Va.,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 15-Apr-11

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Sikorsky awarded $7M to refurbish two Egyptian helicopters

Sikorsky awarded $7M to refurbish two Egyptian helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded on March 18 a $7,187,311 firm-fixed-price, time-and-materials contract.  The award will provide for the refurbishment of two Egyptian aircraft plus the procurement of all spares associated with these aircraft.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2012.  One bid was… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 23-Mar-11

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Bell wins livery design competition

Bell wins livery design competition

A judging panel at the Custom Jet Show, which is taking place at the Avex International Air Show at Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt this week, have selected winners for Best Livery and Best Custom Interior competitions. While the latter was won by a fixed wing Boeing BBJ corporate jet, the sweeping lines of the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 09-Nov-10

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Kaman awarded $18M contract to support Egyptian SH-2 fleet

Kaman awarded $18M contract to support Egyptian SH-2 fleet

Kaman Aerospace Corp., Bloomfield, Conn., is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed value of $18,125,727 for engineering technical services in support of the Egyptian Air Force’s H-2 program under the Foreign Military Sales program. Services to be provided include in-country support for operational mission requirements. Work will be performed in Bloomfield, Conn…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Nov-10

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Clayton International awarded $6M H-3 support contract for Egypt, Peru and Argentina

Clayton International awarded $6M H-3 support contract for Egypt, Peru and Argentina

Clayton International, Inc.*, Peachtree City, Ga., is being awarded a $6,332,010 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-10-D-0013) to perform inspections, repairs and related services in support of H-3 helicopters for the governments of Egypt, Peru and Argentina.  Work will be performed in Peachtree City, Ga., and is expected to be completed in December… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-May-10

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Boeing awarded $22M contract for Egyptian Apache long-lead items

Boeing awarded $22M contract for Egyptian Apache long-lead items

The Boeing Co., Mesa, Ariz., was awarded on May 5 a $22,556,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the award of advance procurement/long lead for 10 Egyptian Block II Apache AH-64D helicopters. Work is to be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2011. One bid was solicited with one bid received. U.S…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 11-May-10

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AgustaWestland Awarded US Navy Contract for Egyptian H-3s

AgustaWestland is please to announce that AgustaWestland North America (AWNA) was recently awarded a $17.35 million U.S. Navy contract to provide depot level maintenance on three Egyptian Mk-2 variant H-3 helicopters.

Source: AgustaWestland, 19-Nov-09

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Egypt requests six CH-47D Chinooks

Source: DSCA, 11-Aug-09

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Egypt Orders Three AW109 Powers for EMS work

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-Jun-09

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Egypt requests 12 AH-64D Apaches

Source: DSCA, 29-May-09

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Petroleum Air Services Orders Two AW139 Helicopters

Source: Rotorhub, 22-May-09

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Kaman Delivers Upgraded Egyptian SH-2G(E) Seasprite Helicopter

Source: Kaman, 22-Feb-09

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