CV990
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Casa Negotiating With Portugal.

Mon Feb 06, 2006 9:34 pm

Hi!

Just saw this morning in the portuguese newspaper Diario de Noticias that CASA is negotiating the sale to Portuguese Air Force of 12 CASA C295 in two versions, transport and maritime reconaissance! Portuguese Air Force was the first air force outside Spain to get the CASA C212 in 1974. This truly workhorse did a valuable service to Portugal and it will be a great replacement. Beside the 24 CASA C212 that Portugal had ( some were written-off ) Portugal also received in mid 90's 2 CASA C212-300 for fishery control. These 2 CASA C212-300 were sponsored by the EU.
The contract according to this newspaper should be closed during this month!
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RE: Casa Negotiating With Portugal.

Mon Feb 06, 2006 10:29 pm

The CASA 295 isn´t really a replacement for the CASA 212 as the former is much bigger.
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RE: Casa Negotiating With Portugal.

Tue Feb 07, 2006 12:15 am

Hi!

Yeah A342 you're right...but at the same point Portugal is negotiating 12 and Portugal had 20 CASA C212's!!!
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RE: Casa Negotiating With Portugal.

Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:40 pm

Hi!

Just a further update on this matter. In today's portuguese weekly newspaper EXPRESSO Portugal is going to sign next 17th. February the contract for 12 new CASA CN295 in Air Force Base Nr. 1 Sintra. Total value of this contract will be 275 million euros and it will contemplate 7 CN295 tactical transports and 5 night surveilance ( I really don't know what model this will be...I'm just translating from the newspaper...so maybe someone can help on this! ) CN295. The deliveries will start from 2007 until 2010. Great shot Portugal!!!
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RE: Casa Negotiating With Portugal.

Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:11 am

Quoting CV990 (Reply 3):
5 night surveilance ( I really don't know what model this will be...I'm just translating from the newspaper...so maybe someone can help on this! )

Maybe they meant marine surveillance ???
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RE: Casa Negotiating With Portugal.

Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:36 pm

Hi!

Today Portugal will sign the contract for the following equipment:

7 CASA C295 - Tactical transport
5 CASA C295 Persuader - Maritime surveillance/fishing control

Delivery dates: From 2007 on.
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