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Lockheed Martin to help modernise Egyptian AH-64D fleet

15th February 2018 - 08:45 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Lockheed Martin will continue to support Egypt's AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter fleet after recently receiving a modified FMS contract for 22 Modernised Target Acquisition Designation Sight (M-TADS)/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (PNVS) system kits for the aircraft. 

Funding of $25 million has been provided by US Contracting Command in Illinois with work set to be carried out before the end of October 2020.

While Lockheed Martin could not disclose operational capabilities of the kit, a spokesperson told Shephard that M-TADS/PNVS long-range, precision engagement is ideal for day, night and adverse weather missions.

The manufacturer has delivered more than 1,400 M-TADS/PNVS

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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