Brazil orders search-and-rescue aircraft

July 2, 2015 3:09 PM

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Brazil orders search-and-rescue aircraft

BRASILIA, Brazil, July 2 (UPI) -- The Brazilian Air Force is to receive three aircraft specifically designed for search-and-rescue operations from Airbus Defense and Space.

The three Airbus C-295s, designated SC-105 Amazonas by Brazil, are expected to be delivered in 2017 and will join the service's fleet of 10 more basic variant C-295s in Campo Grande, from where they can reach any part of the country, the Brazilian Air Force said.

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