In a momentous development, Italy and Azerbaijan have bolstered their commercial collaboration by finalizing a contract for the supply of the C-27J Spartan. The contract signing took place in Italy, with an Azerbaijani delegation present alongside representatives from the Defense Ministers of both countries.Originally focused on the energy sectors, the collaboration between Italy and Azerbaijan has now expanded to encompass defense industry products. This significant progression owes much to the valuable contribution of the Italian Ministry of Defense working group. The procurement program for the C-27J Spartan, a tactical transport aircraft renowned for its extensive operational experience in the most demanding scenarios, was successfully concluded through technical discussions between the Italian Ministry of Defense and its Azeri counterpart. The agreement aligns with the comprehensive modernization initiative undertaken by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, which increasingly seeks to leverage the offerings of the Italian industry.Leonardo's C-27J Spartan, deployed in the harshest geographic, environmental, and operational conditions, exemplifies an aircraft capable of fulfilling a wide array of defense and civil protection missions. Its extensive operational history with various air forces worldwide positions it as the ideal choice for military transport, paratrooper airdrops, tactical troop support, special forces operations, humanitarian assistance, and disaster relief efforts.