Spain Purchases Two More C-295 Military Transport Aircraft

Released on Tuesday, July 31, 2007
CASA - Construcciones Aeronauticas SA
EADS - European Aeronautic Defence and Space
Spanish Air Force has recently purchased 2 more units of the EADS CASA C-295 military transport aircraft. The fleet of these aircraft operated by Spanish Air Force reaches a total of 13 units. On top of the initial 9 aircraft purchased in December 2000, there are 2 additional aircraft ordered in December 2005 and December 2006.

The EADS CASA C-295 is a medium weight military transport aircraft with two engines of 2,645 HP each and 9,250 Kg payload capable of transporting 71 (+4 optional) equipped troops or five (5) 88"x108"pallets.

The C-295 is the answer to meet the expanded and more sophisticated operational capabilities required by today's military missions such as deployment of Rapid Reaction Forces, Peace Keeping Operations or humanitarian interventions as well as relief operations in case of natural disasters.

EADS CASA has more than 100 clients in five continents with more than 800 aircraft sold and a Customer Integrated Support Network servicing operators of EADS CASA aircraft in 50 countries.

Source: Spanish Air Force purchases two more EADS CASA C-295 military transport aircraft

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