SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
Indian Air Force has issued a Request for Information (RFI ) for a Medium Transport Aircraft (MTA) program and has asked vendors who are interested to provide Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost of aircraft and associated equipment etc for 40, 60 and 80 aircraft that the IAF intends to procure.
RFI states that MTA would be used for various roles of transport aircraft between 18 to 30 Tons of cargo carrying capacity. Selected Transport aircraft will be made in India and delivery will commence from the 36th month of the contract being awarded between MoD and the winning bid.
RFI is open to both Turboprop /Turbofan powered transport aircraft which have the Capability of operating from a semi-prepared airfield and operational performance expected under Indian Reference Atmosphere (IRA) to be listed in response to the RFI issued.
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