Airlifters for Distant Wars

Braybrook, Roy
February 2008
Armada International;Feb/Mar2008, Issue 1, p14
The article is about airlift acquisitions of several states and technological developments and trends in the field of military air lifters. Features of the Eads-Casa models, Sukhoi Su-8 from Russia, Harbin (AVIC-11) from China and C-212-400 fleet of the Brazilian airforce are cited. Details such as state of development and cost are presented. Acquisition plans of France, Russia and other countries are also mentioned.


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