The AN/ALE-50 fibre-optic towed decoy is designed to protect combat aircraft from air-to-air and surface-to-air missiles, by using active and semi-active radar homing.
Aeronautics develops VTOL Orbiter variant
Israel-based Aeronautics Group is developing a VTOL system for its family of Orbiter UASs, company representatives explained to Shephard during the AUSA exhibition in Washington DC.
Tests of the Orbiter VTOL platform have already been conducted but specific data is not available yet as the system remains under development.
While company representatives did not disclose current or future deliveries during the AUSA event on 11-13 October, they highlighted that Aeronautics has sold systems to more than 70 different customers across 50 countries. In March 2021, US subsidiary CP Aeronautics opened a new facility in Arizona to gain a beachhead in …
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