Ireland orders maritime patrol aircraft
The Irish Department of Defence has ordered two Airbus C295 medium airlifters in maritime surveillance configuration.
The aircraft will be delivered fitted with the Fully Integrated Tactical System, and customer-specific mission sensors together with the Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion avionics.
Alberto Gutiérrez, head of military aircraft, Airbus Defence and Space, said: ‘We are pleased to welcome the Irish Air Corps to our family of C295 operators, a signal of continued trust from an air force that already operates two Airbus CN235s.’
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