Indian Air Force inducts first C-295: all you need to know

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Sep 25, 2023

What is C-295

C-295 is a medium tactical transport aircraft

C-295 can carry 71 troops or 50 paratroops

It can be used to airdroop troops and loads. The aircraft can also be used for medical evacuation

The aircraft is capable of performing special missions as well as disaster response and maritime patrol duties

C-295 is designed to provide low-level flight operations for tactical missions

India has signed a ₹21,935 cr deal with Airbus for 56 C-295 aircraft

Airbus will give first 16 planes in a flyaway condition and the remaining 40 will be manufactured in India

It will be the first military aircraft to be manufactured in India by a private consortium