MOSCOW—Russian arms trade agency Rosoboronexport confirmed this week it has approved the resale of two Ilyushin Il-76MF military transports from Jordan to Egypt. Cairo will become the only operator of this unique Il-76 variant, a stretched version of the Soviet-era Il-76MD transport. Its fuselage has been lengthened by two additional sections of 3.3 m (11 ft.) each, installed fore and aft of the wing. The result is an increase in the cargo compartment’s volume from 326 to 400 ...


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