Kazakhstan is to acquire two more Airbus C295 transport aircraft following the signature of a new contract with Airbus Defence and Space.
The agreement, which includes a spares and support package, covers the final two aircraft included in a memorandum of understanding signed in 2012.
Both aircraft will be delivered in the second half of this year and will take the Kazakhstan Air Defence Forces’ C295 fleet to eight and total C295 sales to 186, including 12 in the CIS.
The Airbus Defence and Space C295 is a new generation tactical airlifter in the light and medium segment. It is robust and reliable but also highly versatile in terms of the number of different missions it can perform.
The latest development was the integration of Winglets improving the C295’s Aerodynamics and fuel efficiency of this incredible aircraft on which our customers rely throughout the various climate zones.
Most of the different variants can easily be re-configured to a transport version and back, due to the palletized modular mission systems.
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats.
Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business.
In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.