First aircraft produced under Russian Ministry of defense procurement contract for IL-76MD-90A heavy military-transport aircraft delivered to customerThe first aircraft from the preproduction batch produced under Russian Ministry of Defense state procurement contract for supply of 39 IL-76MD-90A heavy military-transport aircraft was delivered to customer.
The aircraft designed by OJSC “Ilyushin aviation complex” was produced at CJSC “Aviastar-SP”, Ulyanovsk, where this type aircraft were put into mass production. The delivered aircraft is the forth one produced by CJSC “Aviastar-SP”.
The largest contract in history of the modern Russian aircraft industry between the Ministry of Defense and OJSC “UAC – Transport aircraft” for 39 IL-76MD-90A heavy military-transport aircraft was signed in 2012. The cost of the contract is about 140 billion rubles. Term of the program fulfillment is till 2020. The state armament program includes total about 100 IL-76MD-90A.