Embraer is in talks with Indian authorities with its C-390 Millennium offering. Company claims medium size, twin engine, jet powered military transport aircraft which if inducted will give the IAF significant heavy lift capabilities.
Embraer is offering it as a Millennium’s multi mission aircraft in air to air refuelling configuration so that it can be used as a mid air refueller and can be of great help to the IAF.
Embraer is open to integrating Indian solutions not only for India but other countries as well. C-390 is similar to the American C-130J in load carrying capabilities that IAF already operates but with a greater range due to its fuel-efficient turbo fan engine.
IAF for a while now has been pushing the Indian defense ministry to procure 6 more C-130J for its operational needs. IAF operates 12 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, the first of which was ordered in 2007.