Alenia Aermacchi has Signed a Contract with the Slovak Defence Ministry for two C-27J Spartan Aircraft

Issue 56 - November 2014

Finmeccanica - Alenia Aermacchi and the Slovak Defence Ministry , 29th October, have signed a contract for the supply of two C-27J Spartan aircraft including the relative initial logistic support and the training of pilots and maintenance personnel.

The acquisition of the C-27J by the Slovak Air Force is part of the Slovak Armed Forces’ modernisation programme, of which the two new tactical transport aircraft are a first step. The contract represents the conclusion of the bid issued by the Slovak Defence Ministry and that Alenia Aermacchi had won in 2008 when the C-27J had been selected.