The President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev within the visit to Italy signed the document on the purchase of M-346 Master Fighter Trainer aircrafts.
“AzeriDefence” informs citing the President’s website, the Declaration about the Agreement on the purchase of M-346 aircraft integration systems between MoD of Azerbaijan and “Leonardo S.p.A.” company was signed by the Minister of Defence Zakir Hasanov and executive director of “Leonardo S.p.A” Alessandro Profumo.
The M-346 is the most advanced jet trainer and has been designed for a wide range of training capabilities, long-term reliability and cost-effective operations. Central element of an Integrated Training System, the M-346 is the most modern solution to train the new generation of pilots. The aircraft is in service with the Air Forces of Italy, Republic of Singapore, Israel and Poland with 72 aircraft already ordered.