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Embraer unveils its multi-mission medium airlift name and designation: C-390 Millennium

Embraer unveils its multi-mission medium airlift name and designation: C-390 Millennium

Dubai, UAE, November 18, 2019 – Embraer today announced at the Dubai Air Show the name and designation of its multi-mission medium aircraft, the Embraer C-390 Millennium. The new designation reflects increased flexibility and value for operators that look for a transport/cargo aircraft to perform airlift and air mobility missions, among others. In 2009, the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) contracted Embraer to design, develop and manufacture the aircraft as a replacement for its aging C-130 fleet. Deliveries to FAB started last September.

Embraer C-390 Millennium

Embraer C-390 Millennium


The C-390 Millennium is a tactical transport jet aircraft designed to set new standards in its category, while presenting the lowest life-cycle cost in the medium airlift market. Some of the strong aspects of the aircraft are increased mobility, rugged design, higher flexibility, state-of-the-art yet proven technology, and easier maintenance. In addition, the C-390 Millennium can perform a variety of missions, such as cargo and troop transport, cargo and paratroopers airdrop, search and rescue, aerial firefighting, medical evacuation, and humanitarian missions. The designation KC-390 will be maintained for the customers that have opted for the aerial refueling capability.
Embraer C-390 Millennium

Embraer C-390 Millennium


“With the C-390 Millennium we will be able to deliver the right solution to our customers, according to their specific needs”, said Jackson Schneider, president and CEO of Embraer Defense & Security. “The C-390 is a highly capable aircraft. Its unrivalled combination of speed, payload and rapid reconfigurability for multi-mission operations are the cornerstones of its excellent productivity”.
Embraer C-390 Millennium

Embraer C-390 Millennium


Flying faster and delivering more value, the Millennium is the right sized platform for major airlift deployment scenarios. Minimized intervals and on condition maintenance, combined with highly reliable systems and components, reduce downtime and costs, contributing to outstanding availability levels and low life cycle costs. A global aerospace company headquartered in Brazil, Embraer celebrates its 50th anniversary with businesses in Commercial and Executive aviation, Defense & Security and Agricultural Aviation. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing Services & Support to customers after-sales.
Embraer C-390 Millennium

Embraer C-390 Millennium


Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft. On average, about every 10 seconds an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world, transporting over 145 million passengers a year. Embraer is the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 150 seats and the main exporter of high value-added goods in Brazil. The company maintains industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers, among other activities, across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.

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Exercise Pacific Reach 2019

International Exercise Tests Submarine Rescue Techniques

A major international submarine search and rescue exercise has concluded off the coast of Western Australia. Exercise Pacific Reach 2019, held at Fleet Base West and in the Western Australian Exercise Area, involved assets from Australia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and the United States. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the exercise was vital to developing interoperability and trust with partner nations.

Exercise Pacific Reach 2019

Exercise Pacific Reach 2019


“During Exercise Pacific Reach the Royal Australian Navy’s Submarine Force and our regional partners demonstrated readiness and the ability to respond to the unlikely event of a submarine incident at sea,” Minister Reynolds said. “Each nation’s submarine search, escape and rescue organisations took part in simulated rescues. “HMAS Sheean and ROKS Lee Sun-sin, both successfully transferred participants while submerged using the James Fisher Submarine Rescue System submersible LR5, with support from rescue units from Japan and the United States.
Exercise Pacific Reach 2019

Exercise Pacific Reach 2019


The exercise, known as Exercise PACIFIC REACH 2019, involved the use of two submarines and various support vessels over the course of a two-week period. The aim of Exercise PACIFIC REACH is to increase the level of interoperability among participating nations in the unlikely event of a submarine incident at sea. Exercise Pacific Reach is a triennial multinational event and was last held in the Republic of Korea in 2016.