Alenia C-27J Sparta

Source: U.S. Coast Guard District 11

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By: Gonzalo Rocha, Journalist

The Alenia C-27J Spartan is a military transport aircraft developed and manufactured by Leonardo’s Aircraft Division. Equipped with the engines and various other systems also used on the larger lockheed martin super Hercules. In addition to the standard transport configuration, specialized variants of the C-27J have been developed for maritime patrol, search and rescue.

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