Lebanon is Starting to Modernize and Repair Its Armed Caravan Aircraft AC-208B
BEIRUT, (BM) – Lebanon is starting to modernize and repair its armed caravan aircrafts, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according U.S. DoD statement.
The US company Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $17,7 million contract to provide sustainment services for the Lebanese Air Force Armed Caravan Program, the statement says.
Work will be performed in Beirut, Lebanon, and is expected to be completed June 30, 2021, with the possibility of extending the completion date to June 30, 2024.
The Cessna 208 Caravan is an American single-engined turboprop, fixed-tricycle landing gear, short-haul regional airliner and utility aircraft that is built by Cessna. The airplane typically seats nine passengers with a single pilot, although with a FAR Part 23 waiver it can seat up to fourteen passengers. The aircraft is also used for cargo operations
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Source: U.S. DoD, Northrop Grumman