RC-208 Caravan

Operator: Jordan Iraq Yemen
Status: In Service In Service In Service
Number: 4 3 2
Cost:
Acquired: 2009-2011 2007-2009 2013
General Specs
Country of origin: USA
Role: Trainer/ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance)/light transport
Manufacturer: Cessna
Introduced: 1984
Power plant: Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-140 867 SHP turboprop engine
Thrust:
Wingspan: 52 ft 1 in (15.87 m)
Length: 41 ft 7 in (12.67 m)
Height: 14 ft 10 in (4.52 m)
Weight: 4,570 pounds
Maximum takeoff weight: 8,807 lb
Fuel Capacity: 2,246 pounds / 335 gal 
Speed: 213 mph
Ceiling: 25,000 ft (7,620 m)
Range: 911.6 miles
Crew: 10
Armament: None
Guns None
Air-to-air None
Air-to-ground None
Radar/Sensors:
Countermeasures/Defenses:
Misc Systems:
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Alliant Techsystems Awarded $17 Million to Upgrade Iraqi Cessna 208 Aircraft with HD Video

Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $16,946,770 firm-fixed-price modification (P00007) to previously awarded contract FA8106-16-C-0004. Contractor will fully develop and implement a modification in Iraq to install five MX-15 HD systems and upgrade all Cessna 208 aircraft to HD video. Work will be performed in Iraq, and is expected to be […]

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Alliant Techsystems Awarded $22 Million to Provide Logistics Support for Iraqi Cessna 208s

Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $22,189,071 firm-fixed-price modification (P00010) to exercise an option on previously awarded contract FA8106-16-C-0004 for contractor logistic support for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208 fleet. Work will be performed at various locations in Iraq, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2017. This […]

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Alliant Techsystems Awarded $11 Million to Provide Support to Iraqi C-208B Caravans

Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $11,149,698.00 definitized contract action modification (PZ002) for previously award contract FA8106-16-C-0004 to continue contractor logistic support for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208B Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Caravan and the Cessna 208B Armed Caravan fleet. Work will be performed at Balad, Iraq, and is expected to […]

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State Department Approves $181 Million Contract to Support Iraqi AC-208 Aircraft

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Iraq for AC-208 sustainment, logistics, and spares support. The estimated cost is $181 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible […]

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Alliant Techsystems Awarded $12.7 Million to Provide Logistics Support to Iraqi Cessnas

Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $12,690,000 firm-fixed-price, labor hour, and cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitized contract action for contractor logistic support. Contractor will provide CLS for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208B ISR caravan and the Cessna 208B Armed Caravan fleet. Work will be performed in Iraq, and is expected to be […]

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Orbital ATK Receives Contract to Arm Lebanese Cessna Caravans

Orbital ATK, Inc., a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, has received a U.S. Department of Defense Foreign Military Sale contract to modify existing Cessna C-208B Caravan Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft for the Lebanese Air Force. Orbital ATK originally incorporated electro-optical sensor, communications and aircraft self-protection equipment into the aircraft and will now […]

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Alliant Techsystems $10 Million to Provide Logistics Support for Iraqi Cessna 208Bs

Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a firm- fixed price, cost-plus-fixed-fee $9,949,966 modification (P00053) to previously awarded contract FA8106-10-C-0010. Contractor will provide contractor logistic support for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208B Caravan and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2015. This contract involves foreign military sales. The Air Force […]

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ATK Awarded Contract to Continue Support Services for Iraqi Cessna 208s

Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded a maximum $15,167,984 firm-fixed-price undefinitized contract modification (P00039) to FA8106-10-C-0010 to continue contractor logistic support services for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208s intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance caravan and the Cessna 208 armed caravan and for aircraft maintenance student training on both aircraft types without a break in […]