Naval Warfare

ATR MP tested as paratrooper drop platform

9th September 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Leonardo has conducted testing of the suitability of its ATR MP maritime patrol aircraft to be used for paratrooper jump missions using a door installed at the rear of the cabin. 

Carried out at the end of July, testing included launching paratroopers and dummies, plus demonstrating recovery procedures during ...

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