First modernized IL-38N arrived at Pacific Fleet air base in Kamchatka

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The first modernized IL-38N anti-submarine aircraft arrived at the Pacific Fleet Naval Aviation airbase of Elizovo in Kamchatka, said chief of information support department of the EMD press service TSB Roman Martov.

“The crew of Lieutenant Colonel Igor Dobrovolsky received the plane from industry representatives and came to the Center of combat use and retraining of Naval Aviation pilots in Yeisk for testing the aircraft. After learning new equipment and taking tests the crew arrived at the duty area in Kamchatka,” – said Martov.

According to him, the experts from the “Ilyushin Aviation Complex” repaired and modernized the aircraft, having significantly updated the on-board electronics.


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