MD Helicopters Awarded Contract To Deliver Cayuse Warrior Plus Helicopters To Nigerian Army
MD Helicopters, LLC (MDH) is happy to announce that they’re ramping up manufacturing line capabilities and growing staffing to accommodate extra gross sales orders. This contains 12 MD 530F+ Cayuse Warrior Plus scout/assault helicopters awarded by the Nigerian Military to help in counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations in Nigeria. To help manufacturing, MDH restructured its manufacturing facility and has deliberate a workers enhance of over 120 workers. These efforts may even help extra, massive plane orders and strategic buyer engagement alternatives.
The MD 530 Cayuse Warrior Plus is a by-product of the unique OH-6 Cayuse gentle remark helicopter. The MD 530 Cayuse Warrior Plus is a fight confirmed tactical scout and light-weight assault plane valued for its unmatched energy, security, pace, agility, and unparalleled confined space capabilities. Mission enhancements embrace sensors, weapons system, avionics enhancements, armor, and elevated energy efficiency. The plane will probably be used for space safety, tactical reconnaissance convoy escort, and drug interdiction missions in Nigeria. The Nigerian choice features a full ILS bundle, spares, pilot and maintainer coaching, and Flight Coaching Machine (FTD).
“We’re grateful for the belief of the Nigerian authorities, and are happy to showcase our purpose-built, gentle assault plane resolution to Nigeria and the world. MD Helicopters has streamlined our manufacturing processes to instantly tackle the present and deliberate enhance of plane orders,” says Brad Pedersen, President and CEO at MD Helicopters.
The MD 530F Cayuse Warrior Plus helicopter is armed with FN HMP400 LCC coaxial airborne weapon system developed by FN Herstal. The machine gun pod options .50cal FN M3P machine gun. Its weapon system helps all sorts of 12.7mm x 99mm Nato ammunition rounds. FN HMP400 has a totally loaded weight of 138kg and ammunition storage capability of 400 rounds. The weapon system can fireplace at a price of round 1,100 rounds a minute. The MD 530F+ is armed with superior precision kill weapon system (APKWS) missiles for enhanced fight capabilities. The helicopter can be hooked up with Mace Aviation-developed Prolonged Vary Weapons Wing, which has 4 weapons stations and a 35gal inside gasoline tank.
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