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Embraer’s Multinational KC-390 Tactical Air Transport Program


Embraer re: KC-390

June 21/23: FOC The Brazilian Air Force has taken delivery of its sixth C-390 Millennium military transport aircraft from Embraer. The aircraft is the country’s first in the full operational capability (FOC) configuration, confirming that it meets all requirements set by the service. According to the company, the newly-delivered C-390 can now carry out all missions for which it was designed, including cargo transport and aerial refueling.


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