the global fight against terror. It is MDHI’s great honor to continue to serve and support the warfighter.” The $1.4 billion deal also includes program management, delivery support, pilot training, and maintenance. The first delivery will go to the Afghan Air Force, which will receive 30 new MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters.
Looking ahead to 2018, MDHI is “continuing development via ongoing in-depth market surveys and concept validation on the MD 6XX Concept Helicopter that debuted at HAI Heli-Expo 2017,” Romano said. “Additionally, to support current and future military contracts, and to lean forward into anticipated commercial market requirements, we have initiated development of a crashworthy main fuel system for our 369FF certified airframes.”