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Sputnik: Russia’s ‘Doomsday’ Military Plane Almost Ready for Flight
By the end of this year “Voronezh aircraft factory” will give Russia’s Ministry of Defense an airborne command system based on the upgraded Il-96-400 military aircraft, the press service of the military reported.
“During this year, the factory is delivering to us a specialized airborne command system based on the Il-96-400. According to the plan, the contract for the AN-148 aircraft is being implemented,” military website RG.ru reported Deputy Defense Minister, Yuri Borisov, as saying.
Particular attention was paid for the preparation to begin production of the Il-112V light military transport aircraft.
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Update: Russia to get airborne command post based on Il-96 aircraft (TASS)
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