First prototype of the AN−132D military transport, jointly developed by Ukraine and Saudi Arabia, will be Flown at the 52ndParis Air Show 2017.
The AN−132 programme is a collaboration between Antonov Company and partners from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and the Taqnia Aeronautics Company.
The AN−132 is to become a worthy addition to ANTONOV’s family of aircraft. In recent years, several of these aircraft have been presented to the international aviation community during the Paris Air Show, the Ukrainian firm announced Thursday.
In 2015, the AN−178 jet freighter was displayed. Till present, the aircraft passed significant part of the certification test programme.
In 2013, ANTONOV presented the AN−70 STOL military freighter. It is the only aircraft in the world capable of take−off and landing from short unpaved runways of 600−700 metres while carrying up to 20 tonnes cargo over 3000 kilometres. ANTONOV is currently working on a new, westernised version of the AN−70.
The AN−148 regional jet, which became the basic aircraft for the whole family of aircraft, used for different purposes, had its international debut at the Paris Air Show in 2007. Later, the AN−158 was also presented there.
In different years, the world community applauded the ANTONOV’s giants: AN−225 Mriya, AN−124 Ruslan and AN−22 Anthei.
Ukraines Ukroboronprom has offered to modernize Soviet-Era Russian military equipment in a presentation made to 16 ambassadors from Africa, Asia- Pacific and Latin America on June 7 at the Ivan Chernyakhovsky National Defense University. “The State Concern can produce the latest military equipment, modernize Soviet samples and provide after sales service,” said by Ukroboronprom Deputy Director General for Development Artur Kheruvymov at the meeting
United Nations committee has accused Ukraine of supplying weapons to South Sudan, pointing out to the case of Ilyunshinil-76 aircraft that was being transported to Uganda in January this year. The UN report has mentioned the case of an Ilyunshinil-76 aircraft that was transported from Ukraine to Uganda on January 27, 2017 and said the country is perpetuating the conflict in the East African country, now in its fourth year,
Turkeys ASELSAN and Ukrainian ANTONOV have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at IDEF17 in Istanbul to explore opportunities of business collaboration on complete avionics and integrated solutions for An−148 aircraft family. The intended collaboration is primarily based on the An−158 and An−178 aircraft which they could be strong candidates for regional jet and cargo aircraft, the Ukrainian firm announced Wednesday
UK ministry of defense has discussed its possible participation in AN-132 aircraft project with Ukraines Ukroboronprom last week. The meeting took place in London on April 26, the Ukrainian Defense Industry announced last week
Turkish firm Aselsan has entered into an agreement with Ukrainian Antonov company to supply avionics to ‘Antonov branded aircraft. An agreement to this effect was reached during a meeting between representatives of Aselsan, Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and Antonov Aircraft Company in Ukraine last week
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