Sniper ATPs enable the RJAF
to perform long-range target detection and identification and continuous stabilized surveillance for all missions, including close air support of ground forces," said Rich Lovette, Sniper ATP international program director at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
Spanning almost 18 years, the RJAF
and Sikorsky Aircraft have worked together to build a solid relationship.
Scheduled to enter into service in 2006, the aircraft will support the RJAF in providing rotorcraft assistance to all services of the Jordanian Armed Forces, including VIP transportation, armed helicopter support, utility, EMS, Search and Rescue and Special Operations.
The RJAF has utilized both the BLACK HAWK and the S-76 for many years.
is expected to operate these aircraft on its wide-range logistical duties, basically for the transportation of Jordanian soldiers participating in the UN's humanitarian peacekeeping missions worldwide.
With preset terms and conditions, the BOA allows the RJAF
to order parts and services through Helicopter Support, Inc.
The Air Combat Training System will provide the RJAF
the ability to monitor training missions in real time, and provides full display and debriefing capabilities post mission.