Airbus Military announced today that it has signed a contract with Kazspetsexport, state company owned by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the supply of 2-military-transport aircraft C295. The contract, announced March 1, 2012, also contains a corresponding package of after-sales support, supply of necessary spare parts and ground support equipment.
Kazakhstan's Air Force will use the plane to provide transportation across large areas of the country.
In addition, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a further 6 aircraft C295, separate contracts to be evenly signed in the next couple of years. The first two aircraft will be delivered in April 2013, and the delivery schedule of the remaining six aircraft will be determined in the next few years.
In accordance with the criteria of the Memorandum of Understanding Airbus Military Kazakhstan Defense Ministry will provide all the necessary support during aircraft delivery and transfer of the necessary technological know-how to maintain aircraft to train pilots of Kazakhstan without the help of others to service the aircraft C295.