First Il-476 will arrive in the Russian Air Force in 2014

The first Il-476 will arrive in the Russian Air Force in 2014

Military Transport Aviation (VTA) of the Russian Federation to 2014 he received the first serial standards of the IL-476, up to 2020 go 48 such machines, told reporters on Tuesday the commander of BTA Major General Vladimir Benedictine.

It was reported earlier that the VTA will receive up to 2020 40 Sludge-476.

"First serial standards BTA will have to 2014 , and before 2020 year we will receive 48 of these machines already, "- said the Benedictine. He added that the machines such class, of course, necessary BTA.

IL-476 is a deep modernization of the famous military transport aircraft Il-76, which was previously carried out at the Tashkent aircraft plant. In 2006 it was decided to transfer the production to Ulyanovsk.

In October last year, the Ministry of Defence and JSC "United Aircraft Building Company" signed a municipal contract to supply up to 39 aircraft in 2020 Sludge-476. Government contract amount was almost 140 billion rubles.

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