PM lays foundation stone of C-295 transport aircraft manufacturing facility in Gujarat

  • PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the C-295 transport aircraft manufacturing plant in Vadodara, Gujarat on 30th October.
  • The C-295 transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force will be manufactured by Tata-Airbus.
  • Apart from manufacturing 40 aircraft, this facility in Vadodara will manufacture additional aircraft for Air Force requirements and exports.
  • The aircraft manufactured in India will be supplied from 2026 to 2031 and the first 16 fly-away aircraft are to be delivered to the Indian Air Force between September 2023 and August 2025.
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