In creating An-178 was attended by companies from 15 countries


At a military parade in Kiev on the occasion of independence Day of Ukraine will be first presented to the public a new transport aircraft An-178, developed at state enterprise “Antonov” in Kiev. This is with reference to sources in the defense sector, reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.

“In Ukraine, the An-178 was shown only to specialists. A broad audience of Ukrainians see the new freighter at a military parade for the first time”, – said the Agency interlocutor.

He stressed that the plane successfully participated in the international aerospace exhibitions Le Bourget-2015 in France and Farnborough in 2018 in the UK.

“Interfax-Ukraine” notes that the An-178 is created to replace the An-12, the creation of a new aircraft involves about 200 companies from 15 countries.

At a military parade in Kiev August 24, will bring together more than 200 pieces of military equipment.