Alenia C-27J Spartan (CSX62232 / 4118 / 317) from Alenia Aeronautica at the 46th International Paris Air Show (SIAE) 2005, Le Bourget (France)
Almost ready for delivery to the Hellenic Air Force (Greece) as 4118
The Alenia C-27J Spartan is a medium-sized military transport aircraft. The C-27J is an advanced derivative of Alenia Aeronautica's G.222
(also known as C-27A Spartan in US service), with the engines and systems of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules. The aircraft was selected as the Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA) for the United States military, for which L-3 Communications is the prime contractor. The C-27J has also been ordered by the military air units of Australia, Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, Romania, Peru and Slovakia.