Category: Antonov

Antonov completes first An-178-100P fuselage for Ukrainian Air Force

Ukrainian airlifter specialist Antonov has completed the major fuselage structure for the first An-178 military cargo aircraft. On Thursday, the Antonov rolled out the first fuselage for the advanced version of its new cargo plane in AN-178-100P configuration. The new aircraft developed for the Ukrainian Air Force. Ukrainian Air Force has awarded the Antonov company […]

Ukraine reportedly to acquire 8 AN-74 transport aircraft

The Ukrainian Armed Forces will reportedly buy up to 8 An-74 multipurpose transport aircraft to replace the aging AN-26 fleet. Ukrainian Armed Forces are intending to acquire new AN-74 multipurpose transport aircraft, according to Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Strategic Industries of Ukraine Uruskyy Oleh. The Vice Prime Minister said that measures will be taken […]

Ukraine discloses further details of AN-178-100R medium transport aircraft

Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has disclosed further details of its new AN-178-100R medium transport aircraft, which have been customized specifically to succeed in fully loaded, high-tempo tactical operations with maximum efficiency. The new AN-178-100R is an advanced version of the AN-178 platform designed to replace aging Soviet-made An-12 and An-26 military transport aircraft. The new mid-range military transport […]

U.S. Marine Corps looks to buy Soviet-era AN-2 biplane

The United States Marine Corps is considering purchasing a Soviet-era Antonov AN-2 cargo aircraft, which has the NATO reporting name Colt. The U.S. Defense Department distributed on November a request for optional fixed-wing propeller-driven adversary support aircraft to delivery for Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), located at Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, […]