Turkey Seeks Interim Lift Pending Delivery of A400Ms




With deliveries of its first Airbus Military A400Ms having slipped from December 2009 until early 2013, Turkey has announced plans to acquire an interim capability including 10 tactical transports. Turkey’s undersecretariat for defence industries, the SSM, plans to start a project shortly, with a selection to be made by mid-2010 between the Airbus Military C-295 and Alenia Aeornautica’s C-27J Spartan. The Turkish Air Force is to receive 10 A400Ms.
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