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$74.5M to Support Nigerian G222 Transport Aircraft

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Finmeccanica SpA subsidiary Alenia Aeronautica has signed a contract with the Nigerian Air Force to refurbish and support its five 1980s-vintage Aeritalia G222 transport aircraft. The two-year agreement is worth $74.5 million. Alenia's responsibilities will include technical training of pilot instructors, technicians, engineers, load masters and the logistic support staff, as well as maintenance equipment, and new infrastructure at the military base of Ilorin (approximately 300 km from the Federal Capital Lagos). The Nigerian Air Force will also be given an additional second-hand G222 aircraft....

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