Alenia Aeronautica has delivered the third and final C-27J Spartan tactical transport aircraft to the Bulgarian Air Force at the Vrazhdebna military base of Sofia, Bulgaria.

The C-27J is a twin-engine turboprop tactical transport aircraft designed for all tactical transport operations in support of front-line troops as well as for civil defence and humanitarian missions. It is the only aircraft that offers interoperability with heavier airlifters.

The Bulgarian C-27Js are also equipped with active and passive self-defence systems.