American Worldwide Contractors Inc. (AICI), McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $24,750,303 firm-fixed-price contract to assemble an F-16 upkeep hangar at Marsa Matrouh Air Base in Egypt. AICI is a design/construct worldwide development agency which makes a speciality of US-funded Center East and African infrastructure initiatives. Work will likely be carried out in Egypt, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2024. Fiscal 2019 Overseas Army Financing funds. U.S. Military Corps of Engineers, Center East District, is the contracting exercise.

The Egyptian Air Pressure operates 220 F-16s, making it the 4th largest F-16 operator on the planet. The F-16 is the EAF’s major frontline plane, and is used for each air defence and floor assault. On June 25, 1980, Egypt signed a letter of settlement to amass 42 block 15 F-16A/B fighters below the Peace Vector I FMS (Overseas Army Gross sales) program. The primary F-16 was accepted by the Egyptian Air Pressure throughout a ceremony at Fort Price in January of 1982, with the primary six planes arriving in Egypt on March sixteenth of that 12 months.


Marsa Matrouh Air Base hosts the 102nd Tactical Fighter Brigade. Marsa Matruh Worldwide Airport, previously Mersa Matruh Airport, is a global airport in Mersa Matruh, Egypt. In 2011, the airport served 99,515 passengers. The Mersa Matruh VOR-DME (Ident: MMA) is situated on the sphere.

American Worldwide Contractors Inc. has a confirmed monitor report of efficiently finishing a variety of initiatives in numerous areas all through the Center East, Africa, Asia, and Europe. Since 1974, AICI has served purchasers in each the private and non-private sectors. Its public sector purchasers embrace US authorities businesses such because the US Military Corps of Engineers (USACE), the Naval Amenities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), the US Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID), and the US Division of State Bureau of Abroad Constructing Operations (OBO).