Russian Naval aviation to receive another batch of modernized IL-38

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The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract on the modernization of another batch of the IL-38 aircraft for the Russian naval aviation, the updated aircraft will receive advanced abilities in search and destruction of submarines, the “IL” press service said on Friday.

In 2015, the “Ilyushin Aviation Complex” has completed the state contract for the repair and production modernization of the first batch of the IL-38 anti-missile ships for the Russian naval aviation to the level of the IL-38N.

Modernization consists of equipping airplanes with the new search and targeting system “Novella-P-38”, which made its possible to greatly expand the scope of tasks solved by aircraft and their combat capabilities. The upgraded aircraft will be able to successfully meet the challenges of patrolling, search and destruction of submarines using the extended range of weapons.

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