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$2.5-bn contract signed for 56 Airbus C-295 military aircraft

Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a $2.5 billion contract for the acquisition of 56 Airbus C-295 aircraft on September 24, 2021. Key Facts 56 Airbus C-295 aircraft will replace the Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) legacy fleet of Avro HS-748 aircraft. As per contract, Airbus will deliver the first 16 aircraft in ‘fly-away’ condition. It ..