The Afghan National Army Special Operations Forces is to receive five Pilatus PC-12 SIGINT aircraft.
The contract awarded to Sierra Nevada Corporation by the US Department of Defense, is a modification to a 2012 contract for 18 "uniquely modified" PC-12/47E turboprops for the Afghan Army .
The contract for initial 18 aircraft is due to be completed in July. The new contract should see the five SIGINT aircraft in Afghanistan by the end of the year. janes