Military Logistics

Ireland orders maritime patrol aircraft

16th December 2019 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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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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