Russian Defense Ministry will receive six An-140 transport

Samara Plant "Aviacor" in 2012, the Russian Defense Ministry will give six cargo aircraft An-140 and two Tu-154. On this, as reported by the TRC "Terra", said General Director of "Aviacor" Alexei Gusev. According to him, the financing of the construction of these planes no difficulties, "to advance passes on time."

The contract for the supply of Russian military department of AN-140 in 2011. Under the terms of the agreement, the Ministry of Defence of Russia should receive a total of ten such aircraft. Probably, the remaining four machines will be transferred to the military in 2013. The purchase of equipment manufactured within the Russian state armaments program for 2011-2020.

Meanwhile, as the portal Volga News, «Aviacor" has a large number of orders for the An-140 different versions. In particular, in the next ten years, the plant has to pass "Rosoboronexport" 60-70 aircraft, as well as six Antonov An-140 St. Petersburg company "Radar MMS". Due to the increasing number of orders, "Aviacor" plans to increase staff by 250 people.

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