C4iSR: Air

Brazil details delivery schedules of KC-390, F-39 Gripen E/F aircraft

20 July 2018

Key Points

  • Brazil recently detailed its delivery schedule for the KC-390 and F-39 Gripen E/F
  • The two programmes are the nation’s most important aircraft modernisations efforts

The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) recently detailed its delivery schedules for two of its most important modernisation programmes: the Embraer KC-390 transport aircraft and the F-39 Gripen E/F fighter.

Brigadier General Márcio Bruno Bonotto, the president of FAB’s purchasing organisation (COPAC), said the first serial production KC-390 will be delivered in late 2018. The FAB expects further deliveries through 2026: three aircraft in 2019, three in 2020, three in 2021, three in 2022, three in 2023, five in 2024, five in 2025, and the last two in 2026.

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