Hungary signs contract for two Multi-Mission KC-390 Millennium airlifters

The Hungarian Government and Embraer have signed a contract for the acquisition of two new generation multi-mission transport aircraft Embraer C-390 Millennium, in its air-to-air refueling (AAR) configuration, designated KC-390.

Pilots and technicians training as well as other services and support are included in the contract as part of the process to strengthen the Hungarian Defence Forces capabilities specifically on the tactical airlift, AAR and medical evacuation roles as well as in other missions of public interest. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2023.

The KC-390 for the Hungarian Defense Forces will be the first in the world with the intensive care unit in its configuration, an essential feature to perform humanitarian missions. The aircraft fully meets the requirements of the Hungarian Defense Forces, being able to perform different types of military and civilian missions including humanitarian support, medical evacuation, search and rescue, cargo and troops transport, precision cargo drop, paratroopers operations and AAR.

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