JSC “IL” and the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation signed a contract for the modernization of a production of another batch of IL-38 of Naval Aviation of Russia to the level of IL-38N. It is reported by the press service of “Il”.
“At present, the works on repair and modernization of the five aircraft under the previous contract are done, four aircrafts are delivered to the customer and flew to airfields permanent home. The fifth plane is currently specialist flight test and development base (LIiDB) of” Il ” in Zhukovsky conducted ground tests and trials. The plane is ready to fly,” explained the company.