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Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA)

Country of Origin: India, Russia


The Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA) is a joint project between India and Russia to develop a medium-lift cargo plane. Plans called for each nation to build the aircraft, with costs being split equally. Current projections call for around 200 aircraft to be produced. There are also plans to develop a passenger variant with up to 100 seats.

The details on the work-share arrangement have been in flux (see below).

India's participation is led by Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), while...

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