The Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) configuration of EADS Airbus Military C-295M Persuader Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) has been certified by the Spanish authority INTA (Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial) which is responsible for is certification and military airworthiness.

With an autonomy enabling it to remain in the air for as much as 11 hours, a excellent manoeuvrability, digital avionics that are compatible with night-vision goggles (NVG), advanced self-protection systems, and numerous other features, the aircraft is equipped with a FITS tactical mission system and underwing stations to carry weapons and other stores.

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