The contract was signed by the sides in the framework of the maiden flight of the An-178 aircraft in Kyiv on Thursday, an Interfax-Ukraine correspondent reported.
Delivery dates and details of the contract are not disclosed at the customer’s request.
The new An-178 aircraft is created to replace An-12 planes and is designed for the effective fulfillment of its tasks as a transport aircraft, including logistics and transportation of equipment.
One of its major advantages is the capability of transporting the entire line of packaged goods, including large-sized sea freight containers.
About 200 companies from 14 countries are engaged in the An-178 industrial cooperation program.