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Cabinet clears deal for 56 transport aircraft for IAF

The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sept 8 cleared a proposal to procure 56 C-295MW transport aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space for the Indian Air Force, the Ministry of Defence said, media reported.

Sixteen aircraft will be delivered in flyaway condition from Spain within four years of signing of the contract and 40 aircraft will be manufactured in India by Tata Consortium within 10 years of signing of the contract, the ministry said.