The new contract for the modernization of the combatant anti-IL-38 in the modification of Il-38N is signed. This deputy chief designer of Ilyushin Aviation Complex Valery Kulikov told Interfax-AVN.
“After the successful completion of the contract for the modernization of the first five Il-38 the new government contract to modernize two more combat aircraft IL-38 in the version of the Il-38N was signed. We have already begun to implement it,” Kulikov said.
“Modernization of two IL-38 under the new contract will be carried out during 2015-2016,” Kulikov said.
According to him, after the present state contract another one is expected to be signed. “The amount and terms of the modernization of combat aircraft IL-38 is determined by the Ministry of Defence”, Kulikov said.