By Staff Writer | November 1, 2011
The U.S. Army has issued a $14-million fixed-firm training and support contract with MD Helicopters involving the Afghan Air Force. The contact is part of the Rotary Wing Primary Training Aircraft-Afghanistan program, which features MD530Fs. The manufacturer has delivered three MD530Fs to the Army as part of the initial training program order of six helicopters. According to MD, the four-year contract could involve as many as 54 helicopters.