27 September 2017 | IHS Jane's
Aero offers L-159 upgrade
Aero Vodochody Aerospace announced details of a comprehensive L-159 upgrade during its recent L-39 User Group conference.
According to Massimo Ghione, Chief Business Officer, the mid-life upgrade on offer to the Czech Air Force (CzAF) would cover a new ‘fourth generation-plus’ avionics package, software improvements to the Grifo radar, a targeting pod, a new electronic warfare suit, ‘wet’ (fitted with fuel tanks) wings, wing-tip air-to-air missile launchers, a fixed air-to-air refuelling probe, full night vision goggle (NVG) configuration in the cockpit, and a helmet mounted display.
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