Indonesia has taken delivery of two Airbus Military C295 transport aircraft ordered in February this year. The aircraft, the first of nine ordered by the Indonesian Ministry of Defence, were delivered in the Airbus Military San Pablo site in Seville, where the C295 final assembly line is located.
The ceremony was attended by the Indonesian Vice Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. (ret) Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin, and Airbus Military vice president head of programmes light & medium and derivatives, Rafael Tentor.
The aircraft will be operated by the Indonesian Air Force and known in service as the CN295. It will perform a wide variety of roles including military, logistical, humanitarian and medical evacuation missions throughout the huge territory of Indonesia, which includes around 17,000 islands. The delivery of the ninth and last aircraft is scheduled for summer 2014.
Source: Airbus Military
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