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Avalon 2017: Orbital ATK promotes C-27J palletised ISR

6th March 2017 - 13:25 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Melbourne


Orbital ATK is in discussions with the Royal Australian Air Force about ISR mission pallets that could enhance capabilities.

The company already supplies roll-on/roll-off modules for the Alenia C-27J aircraft. Australia's 2016 Integrated Investment Program declared it would 'strengthen existing capabilities in intelligence surveillance, reconnaissance' (ISR), and Orbital ATK believes its various palletised modules could help meet this need.

Australia is interested in an ISR suite rather than weapons, a spokesperson told Shephard. Orbital ATK is currently in discussions with the RAAF's Air Mobility Group and Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG).

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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