AERO will supply 12 L-39NG aircraft to Hungarian army

Published: 25.04.2022 Related countries:  Netherlands Netherlands

President and CEO Viktor Sotona said that along with the Hungarian contract, the company now has contracts for nearly 30 new L-39NGs.

(ČIA) AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE has signed a contract with the Hungarian Defence Forces Command for the delivery of 12 L-39NG jet trainers and related support services. Eight of the aircraft will be in a trainer configuration and the remaining four in a reconnaissance configuration, which is equipped with an EO/IR system to identify and track stationary and moving objects on the ground. The first aircraft will be delivered in 2024. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the contract amount. President and CEO Viktor Sotona said that along with the Hungarian contract, the company now has contracts for nearly 30 new L-39NGs. He added that, given further ongoing negotiations with customers, this number could increase by dozens more machines over the next few years

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Source: Česká informační agentura, s.r.o. (ČIANEWS)