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An-12 Cub

Country of Origin: Ukraine


The An-12 Cub is a widely used former Soviet cargo and paratroop aircraft, similar in appearance, payload and role to the U.S. C-130 Hercules. It is a military version of the An-10. Before the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Cub was the principal military transport and was adapted for the electronic intelligence (ELINT) and electronic countermeasures (ECM) roles by the Soviet navy and possibly several other countries.

In addition to their transport, ECM and ELINT roles, Cubs are...

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