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Approval to Cargo Aircraft Procurement

Approval to Cargo Aircraft Procurement 3 July, 2020

Cargo aircraft are a key solution for the transportation and supply of armed forces power over long distances in a short time.

Upon the request, USA has approved the possible sale of C-130H Hercules transport aircraft to Tunisia and Morocco under FMS (Foreign Military Sales). In this context, two C-130H aircraft will be transferred to Morocco, which made a request in July of last year. In addition to the platforms, the amount to be paid to the USA by Morocco, which will receive six underwing fuel tanks and pylons as well as aircraft, was specified as 60.8 million USD.

Tunisia, which requested two C-130H Hercules from the USA in June 2019, will receive additional transport aircraft to its inventory at a cost of 60 million USD.

Different variants of the C-130 Hercules family platforms, which made its first flight in 1954, serving in the inventory of many countries, including the Turkish Air Force.

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