UAE Armed forces announces purchase of five C-295 MW military transport aircraft

  • Wednesday 15, November 2017 in 3:16 PM
  • Major General Ishaq Al Balushi
Sharjah24 – WAM: The UAE Armed forces announced Wednesday the purchase of five C-295 MW military transport aircraft and related services from Airbus Defence and Space in Spain.
Speaking on the occasion, Major General Ishaq Al Balushi, Head of the Executive Administration of Industries and Development of Defensive Capabilities at the Ministry of Defence and Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee, said that the purchase of the aircraft comes within the directives of the UAE wise leadership to support and promote the comprehensive development processes witnessed by the armed forces in various branches. 
 
In a statement on the sidelines of the exhibition, he added added that this operation comes as a commitment to develop the UAE armed forces and provide it with all the necessary resources to fulfill its responsibilities and duties, which, he said, "is a constant commitment to our national priorities."