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Airbus Military sold 1000 aircrafts to 130 customers.

Summary: ABU DHABI - Airbus Military said today that some 650 of its light and medium sized military transport and maritime patroller aircrafts are flying with more than 100 operators worldwide.

ABU DHABI - Airbus Military said today that some 650 of its light and medium sized military transport and maritime patroller aircrafts are flying with more than 100 operators worldwide.

Barbara Kracht, VP Media Relations told a press briefing at IDEX today that Airbus Military, the only military and "civic" transport aircraft manufacturer to develop, produce, sell and support a comprehensive family of airlifters ranging from three to 45 tonnes of payload, is fully responsible for the A400M programme, as well as for the military tanker transport (MRTT) derivative of the A330, which can be fitted with an in-house developed state-of-the-art flight-refuelling boom (ARBS) unique in its field.

It is also responsible for any future military derivative of civil Airbus platforms. With the C212, CN235 and C295, is the global leader in the market segments for light and medium sized military transport and maritime patroller aircraft.

"Having sold some 1,000 of these aircraft to over 130 customers,

the Madrid-based Airbus Military is well established on the world market with products operated by air forces for tactical and strategic transport and refueling capabilities as well as for all other kinds of civic missions for the benefit of society such as maritime surveillance and humanitarian aid,"she added.

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Publication:Khaleej Times (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Date:Feb 21, 2011
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