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Draken and Collins to boost UK collective air training

14th July 2021 - 11:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


The JLS pod will be cleared for flight by the end of the year. (Photo: Draken Europe)

Collins Aerospace and Draken Europe are working together to boost the UK's live collective aviation training but Draken might have other targets in its sights.

Draken Europe and Collins Aerospace have signed an agreement for the former to integrate the latter’s Joint Secure Air Combat Training System (JSAS) with Draken’s Dassault Falcon 20 fleet. JSAS provides both tethered and autonomous air combat manoeuvring  instrumentation (ACMI) as well as supporting LVC test and training.

Collins developed JSAS in conjunction with DRS Training & Control Systems and the system comprises aircraft-mounted pods and a ground station. The current agreement will see JSAS certificated on the Falcon 20 before the end of the year and then being used to support operational readiness training for the RAF and RN

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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