Egyptian Air Force orders six additional Airbus C295 aircraft

Airbus Military has received a repeat order for six additional C295 transport aircraft from the Egyptian Air Force. This third batch of aircraft plus associated spares and support equipment, training and field support are set to be delivered from the end of 2013 onwards.

The C295 is suitable for military transport as well as humanitarian actions, maritime patrol and environmental surveillance missions.

It can be configured in special versions such as gunship ground surveillance, search and rescue, maritime patrol, anti-submarine warfare, SIGINT and airborne early warning.