The Ambassador of Italy to Tanzania, Marco Lombardi, attended the signing ceremony of the contract between Leonardo SpA and the Tanzanian Ministry of Defence for the supply of two C27J SPARTAN tactical transport aircraft. The ceremony was also attended by Tanzania’s Minister of Defence and National Service, Stergomena Tax.
Equipped with kits for carrying out humanitarian missions, search and rescue and firefighting, the new aircraft will be used by the Tanzanian authorities for firefighting operations on Mount Kilimanjaro and in the East African region. Ambassador Lombardi, together with Ing. Claudio Sabatino and Ing. Claudio Gelain of Leonardo, expressed great satisfaction with this first significant result of the Italian System in Tanzania in 2024 and thanked all those who, with their contribution, have contributed to the achievement of this important goal likely to have repercussions in economic and employment terms for Italy.
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