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Paris Air Show: Archangel spreads wings (video)

18th June 2015 - 10:30 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Paris


North Carolina-based company IOMAX has revealed a new variant of its Archangel armed reconnaissance platform at the Paris Air Show.

Based on the Thrush S2R-T660, originally a crop-dusting aircraft in the agriculture industry, the Archangel can carry up to 6,000lbs of weapons and is equipped with a MX-15 EO/IR turret.

The new variant has gone through several modifications, IOMAX chief technology officer Jim Toole, told Shephard. ‘We were able to move the cockpit forward three feet, improving the visibility significantly.’

Weapons it can carry include 2.75inch (70mm) laser guided rockets, Hellfire AGM-114, and the GBU-12 and GBU-58 Paveway II laser-guided

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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