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Finmeccanica To Supply Two C-27J Airlifters To African Nation
C-27J Spartan Airlifter (Image: Finmeccanica-Alenia Armacchi)

Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi has won an order to supply two C-27J tactical airlifters to an undisclosed African nation.

The two aircraft will be delivered starting from 2017 and will be used for the transport of troops and materials and for homeland security and civil protection operating also on semi-prepared strips, the company said in a statement.

The contract also involves a logistic support package.

After those of Morocco and Chad, this is the third order on the African continent confirming that the purchase of the airlifter.

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