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CASA C-295

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The EADS CASA C-295 is a twin-turboprop tactical military transport aircraft, and is currently manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space in Spain.

Variants[edit]

  • C-295M: Military transport version. Capacity for 71 troops, 48 paratroops, 27 stretchers, five 2.24 × 2.74 m (88 × 108 inches) pallets or three light vehicles.
  • CN-295: Indonesian Aerospace-made C-295. Indonesian Aerospace have a licence to build the C-295 in Indonesia. Since 2011 PTDI has an Industrial Collaboration with Airbus Defence & Space for CN-295 program.
  • C-295MPA Persuador: Maritime patrol/anti-submarine warfare version. Provision for six hardpoints.
  • C-295AEW&C: Prototype airborne early warning and control version with 360 degree radar dome. The AESA radar was developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and has an integrated IFF (Identification friend or foe) system.
  • C-295 Firefighter: Aerial firefighter variant of the C-295.
  • C-295 SAR: Search and rescue variant of the C-295.
  • C-295 SIGINT: Signals intelligence variant of the C-295.
  • C-295W: Enhanced performance version with winglets and uprated engines announced in 2013. Certification was obtained in 2014.
  • AC-295 Gunship: Gunship version developed by Airbus Defence and Space, Orbital ATK, and the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau, based on the AC-235 Light Gunship configuration.
  • KC-295: The Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR) Refueling Kit is an incremental upgrade to the C295 and CN-235 that is designed to provide aerial refueling for helicopters and other slow-movers. Announced 11/2015 with flight testing started 10/2016.

Users[edit]

  • Algeria
    • Algerian Air Force x 6
  • Bangladesh
    • Bangladesh Army Aviation Group x 2
  • Brazil
    • Brazilian Air Force x 14 - designated the C-105 Amazonas
  • Chile
    • Chilean Navy x 4
  • Colombia
    • Colombian Air Force x 6
  • Czech Republic
    • Czech Air Force x 6
  • Ecuador
    • Ecuadorian Air Force x 4
  • Egypt
    • Egyptian Air Force x 24
  • Equatorial Guinea
    • Equatoguinean Air Force x 4
  • Finland
    • Finnish Air Force x 8
  • Ghana
    • Ghana Air Force x 4
  • India
    • Indian Air Force x 56
  • Indonesia
    • Indonesian Air Force x 16
  • Jordan
    • Royal Jordanian Air Force x 2
  • Kazakhstan
    • Kazakhstan Air Force x 8
  • Mali
    • Mali Air Force x 2
  • Mexico
    • Mexican Air Force x 16
    • Mexican Navy x 6
  • Oman
    • Royal Air Force of Oman x 6
  • Philippines
    • Philippine Air Force x 4
  • Poland
    • Polish Air Force x 18
  • Portugal
    • Portuguese Air Force x 18
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Ministry of the Interior x 4
  • Spain
    • Spanish Air Force x 14
  • Thailand
    • Royal Thai Army x 2
  • Uzbekistan
    • Uzbekistan Air and Air Defence Force x 2
  • Vietnam
    • Vietnam People's Air Force x 4
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