Bulgaria will get eight C-27J Spartans
07 Apr 2005
On Wednesday, 6 April 2005, Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov confirmed the purchase of eight C-27J Spartan transports. The contract with the Italian Alenia Aeronautica company will be signed by the end of April.
The C-27J is a tactical transport aircraft jointly developed by Lockheed Martin and Alenia Aeronautica. The C-27J shares a lot of commonality with the C-130J Hercules medium tactical airlifer, its bigger sister. Each aircraft costs about USD 30 million.
- Alenia Aeronautica