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Five KC-390 will be Procured

Five KC-390 will be Procured August 23, 2019

Portugal, the largest international partner of the KC-390 program has signed contracts for five Embraer KC-390 aircraft. The Portuguese Government and Embraer signed on August 22, at a ceremony held at Embraer's facility in Évora, a contract for the acquisition of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390.  Additionally, services and support and a flight simulator are included in the contract as part of the process to modernize Portuguese Air Force capabilities to support national Armed Forces operations and increase readiness in missions of public interest. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2023.

 

The aircraft being able to perform different types of military and civilian missions including, humanitarian support, medical evacuation, search and rescue, and fire fighting, superior cargo and troops transport, aerial delivery and aerial refuelling capabilities.

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