The Italian air force (AMI) is planning to send an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance-capable Alenia C-27J Spartan tactical airlifter to Afghanistan to support the final months of Italian operations in the west of the country. The C-27J will be modified with a command-and-control mission system in the rear of the aircraft and an under-nose electro-optical system to support ground operations in theater. The news emerged as the air arm signed up to become the first air force ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "MC-27J Could Head To Afghanistan In 2014".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.