Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Embraer Delivers First Super Tucanos to Air Force of Mauritania
Embraer delivered the first A-29 Super Tucano turboprop to the air force of Mauritania for use in border surveillance missions.
“The Super Tucano has combat proven experience, is versatile and extremely efficient, and offers low operation costs,” said Luiz Carlos Aguiar, president of Embraer Defense and Security. “With this delivery, we are broadening our ties with the African continent, where this aircraft has generated great interest.”
(A-29 Super Tucano, credit: Embraer)