IOMAX is to suit two new Royal Jordanian Air Power (RJAF) Cessna C-208B Grand Caravan EX plane with an intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) system. International open-source intelligence firm Janes reported that the work will see the plane fitted with an electro-optic/infrared (EO/IR) sensor, operator console, tactical radio, floor surveillance radar, video datalink, and night-vision-compatible lighting. The Grand Caravan EX single-engine turboprops will likely be added to a fleet of Caravans the Royal Jordanian Air Power makes use of extensively for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance operations within the nation.

The Cessna 208 Caravan is a utility plane produced by Cessna. The undertaking was commenced on November 20, 1981, and the prototype first flew on December 9, 1982. The manufacturing mannequin was licensed by the FAA in October 1984 and its Cargomaster freighter variant was developed for FedEx. The strutted, excessive wing 208 usually seats 9 passengers in its unpressurized cabin, is powered by a single Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A tractor turboprop and has a set tricycle touchdown gear, floats, or skis. Licensed in 100 international locations, 2,600 Caravans have been delivered with almost 20 million flight hours logged by November 2017.


The 4 ft (1.2 m) longer 208B Tremendous Cargomaster first flew in 1986 and was developed into the passenger 208B Grand Caravan. Engineered for prime payloads and brief and tough runways, with single-engine economic system and ease, Caravans are used for flight coaching to recreation, commuter airways to VIP transport, cargo carriers and humanitarian missions. The Cessna 208 is utilized by governmental organizations and by numerous firms for police, air ambulance, passenger transport, air constitution, freight and parachuting operations. FedEx operates 239 plane.

A complete of 134 Cessna 208s have been in army service. U-27A is an United States Division of Protection designation for the Cessna 208. C-16 is an United States Division of Protection designation for proposed variant for use by america Military in El Salvador and Nicaragua throughout the Nineteen Eighties. AC-208 Fight Caravan is an ISTAR model constructed by ATK armed with Hellfire missiles is utilized by the Iraqi Air Power. MC-208 Guardian multi-role plane is constructed on the Cessna Caravan. It has been chosen as one in every of solely 5 remaining rivals to turn out to be america Particular Operations Command’s (USSOCOM’s) new Armed Overwatch plane.