In order to give you a better service Airbus uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies I agree

16 December 2019
16. December 2019 Defence

Irish Department of Defence orders two Airbus C295 aircraft

Ireland’s Department of Defence's Airbus C295 medium airlifter in a maritime surveillance configuration.

Getafe, 16th December 2019 - Ireland’s Department of Defence has announced the acquisition of two Airbus C295 medium airlifters in a maritime surveillance configuration.

With this new order, the Irish Air Corps will become the 33rd C295 operator worldwide. Both aircraft will be equipped with the Fully Integrated Tactical System (FITS) and specific state-of-the-art mission sensors together with the recently announced Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion avionics. 

Alberto Gutiérrez, Head of Military Aircraft at Airbus Defence and Space, said: “We are pleased to welcome the Irish Air Corps to our family of C295 operators, a signal of continued trust from an Air Force that already operates two Airbus CN235s.”

@AirbusDefence #C295 #IrishAirCorps

Your Contact

Jose Gascó

Media Relations Military Aircraft

Keywords

Airbus secures new face mask supplies to support Europe’s fight against COVID-19

en

Airbus successfully completes In Orbit Commissioning of CHEOPS

en

Airbus adapts wing production activity in COVID-19 environment

en
Back to top