Naval Warfare

ATR MP tested as paratrooper drop platform

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


Save this for later

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 ...

Want to read more?

To read this article, along with thousands of others like it, start your Premium News free trial.

Start Trial or log in here
Back to News

Share to