NATO extends lease of Ukrainian Ruslan cargo aircraft

The press service of the Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing company Antonov reported that Ukraine would continue to cooperate in the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) program, within which the GP Antonov allocates two heavy transport  Ruslan An-124-100 aircraft for strategic air cargo.

The contract signed in the framework of SALIS has been extended for three years, to December 31st, 2021.

“In accordance with contractual obligations, from January 1st, 2019, GP Antonov provides two An-124-100 Ruslan aircraft on an ongoing basis to perform air transport for the participants of the SALIS program,” stated Antonov’s press service.

GP Antonov is the leading Ukrainian developer and manufacturer of aircraft technology. Starting in 2015, based on the government’s decision, it is a part of the state concern Ukroboronprom.

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