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C-390 Millennium  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 20 December 2017
Maiden Flight: 3 February 2015
Total Production: 65
Also Known As: C-390 and KC-390
Origin: Brazil
Corporations: Embraer* and Enaer   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: C-390 Millennium
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 20 December 2017
Maiden Flight: 3 February 2015
Total Production: 65
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Description: The KC-390, originally known as the C-390, is a potential military transport aircraft, under study by Embraer, based on the proven technologies of Embraer 170/190 regional jets. The KC-390 would be capable of performing air refueling and medical evacuation in addition to the transport role. Embraer unveiled the KC-390 project at LAAD exhibition in Rio de Janeiro April 2007. The twin-engine, medium-sized aircraft would carry up to 19 tons of cargo in its wide cargo compartment. A rear ramp would allow rapid loading/unloading. Its range may be extended through air refueling while being capable of delivering fuel to other aircraft.

According to Embraer, if launched, the KC-390 aircraft will feature fly-by-wire and will operate from unpaved/unprepared short runways without the need of ground facilities. The KC-390 tanker transport aircraft program was launched by Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force in April 2009 at LAAD exhibition. The aircraft is expected to enter service in 2015. In August 2010, Inaer of Chile started negotiations with Embraer for the development of the aircraft with the Chilean Air Force to procure six KC-390s. In November 2019, Embraer announced the C-390 Millennium as the name and designation for the airplane.

C-390 Millennium Specifications

Number of Engines: 2
Weight
Cargo: 23.6 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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C-390 Millennium News

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19 Apr 2007 and 18 Nov 2019
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Monday, November 18, 2019Embraer Re-Names the KC-390 as the C-390 Millennium
Thursday, October 31, 2019Portuguese KC-390 Aircraft to Get Elbit Systems EW Suite
Wednesday, September 4, 2019Brazilian Air Force Takes Delivery of First Multi-Mission KC-390 Aircraft
Sunday, August 25, 2019Elbit Systems to Provide EW Suite for Portuguese KC-390 Aircraft
Thursday, August 22, 2019Portugal Signs Contract for Five KC-390 Multi-Mission Airlifters
Friday, July 12, 2019Portugal Signs Firm Order for Five KC-390 Multi-Mission Transport Aircraft
Thursday, January 10, 2019Brazilian Government Approves Boeing Embraer Strategic Partnership
Wednesday, November 21, 2018KC-390 Airlifter Successfully Completes Troop Unloading and Evcuation Tests
Tuesday, October 23, 2018Embraer KC-390 Multi-Mission Airlifter Awarded ANAC Type Certificate
Tuesday, October 9, 2018First Serial Production KC-390 Airlifter Takes to the Skies

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Portugal5
Portugal placed a firm order for five KC-390s in July 2019.
United States of America6
Letter of Intent for six airplanes signed with SkyTech

Grand Total 657
Propulsion Systems
V2500-E5x2
Sensor Systems
Gabbianox1
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