NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – The US State Department has notified Congress to approve the possible sale of two King Air B300ER Scorpion aircraft with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems to Kazakhstan, Sputnik Kazakhstan reported, referring to RIA Novosti.
The U.S. Agency for Defense and Security Cooperation has issued a statement on the upcoming deal.
“The State Department has decided to clear a possible sale of King Air B300ER Scorpion aircraft with reconnaissance, surveillance and reconnaissance systems (ISR) and related equipment at an estimated cost of $ 128.1 million to the Kazakh government,” said the agency in a statement.
The Agency for Security and Defense Cooperation has also submitted the necessary certificate to inform Congress of a possible sale of aircraft to the Republic.
The statement noted that the Kazakh government has requested the purchase of two King Air B300ER Scorpion aircraft, as well as sensors, radars and other equipment.
King Air B300ER Scorpion Aircraft is an easily customizable multifunctional platform that can transport cargo, reconnaissance or border protection. These aircraft are actively used by law enforcement agencies and the military around the world.
The modular design of the aircraft allows it to be quickly reconfigured to meet specific requirements. This process typically takes less than six hours.