30.08.2013 ARMS- TASS
Zhukovsky (Moscow Region) . Market of Il- 76MD- 90A up to 2030 will amount to 150-200 units. It was announced today at the MAKS- 2013 by the President of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC ) Mikhail Pogosyan .
He recalled that in October 2012, the Ministry of Defence signed a contract for the supply of 39 military transport aircraft of this type. ” State Armaments Program ( SAP) also provides for the supply tankers , which will be produced based on the Il – 79MD -90A – Pogosyan said . – This will be the first order, which will be signed soon .”
In addition, the president of the UAP said that in considering of the SAP for years 2016-2025 it will also be planned additional purchases of the aircraft. According to Pogosyan , the platform Il- 76MD- 90A is the base for a range of specialized systems that will be established at the Ministry of Defence request .
” I also want to say that , according to our estimates , the new aircraft has good export potential. And so , all together gives the volume of deliveries of 150-200 aircraft, which is a good job for the plant ” Aviastar -SP ” , – the president OAK