tactical transport aircraft


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tactical transport aircraft

[′tak·tə·kəl ′tranz‚pȯrt ¦er‚kraft]
(aerospace engineering)
Aircraft designed primarily for carrying personnel or cargo over short or medium distances.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tactical transport aircraft

Aircraft designed primarily for carrying personnel and/or cargo over short or medium distances.
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The Commission is concerned that the Czech Republic has breached the Public Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC by directly awarding a contract worth 132 million for four military tactical transport aircraft of the type CASA-295M without organising a tendering procedure.
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