Russian Military Orders New Il-78M-90A Tankers

Credit: Konstantin Tyurpeko
The Russian military has placed its first order for 10 re-engined Ilyushin Il-78M-90A tanker aircraft. The defense ministry and United Aircraft Corp. (UAC), Ilyushin’s parent company, signed the contract at the type’s assembly facility in Ulyanovsk on Dec. 18. Delivery dates have not been revealed...

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