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Israeli Air Force took delivery of a special missions Gulfstream G550

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Dana Ermolenko
Country: Israel Aircraft: Airplanes

Gulfstream Aerospace delivered a special missions Gulfstream G550 to the Israeli Air Force to support and enhance their mission-critical surveillance operations. "Israel has been a Gulfstream special-missions customer for many years, and we are grateful for their continued confidence in us," said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. "With unparalleled performance capabilities, our modified aircraft can fly the demanding missions governments and militaries conduct around the world. Combined with the exceptional reliability our platforms provide and the expertise of our dedicated teams, Gulfstream's special-missions service is second to none."

Gulfstream's engineers designed the adjustments to the aircraft's exterior and flight deck, and its production team built the surveillance platform in the dedicated special-missions modification facilities in Savannah. 

Gulfstream has been producing special-missions aircraft for over 50 years, with more than 200 aircraft delivered to governments and militaries in more than 40 countries. Capabilities include airborne security operations, advanced medevac, airborne research and priority transport missions. Gulfstream Customer Support also offers tailored contractor logistics support for special-missions customers around the world.



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