Russia OKs Jordan Selling Used Il-76s To Egypt

Credit: Il-76: Vitaly V. Kuzmin
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...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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