17 septembrie 2019

DSEI 2019: MAIR makes first flight

janes.com

Leonardo's Multiple Aperture InfraRed (MAIR) missile warning system has made its first test flight, company officials revealed at the DSEI 2019 trade show in London. The system underwent two hours of flight testing in July off the Ligurian coast between La Spezia and Genoa on a testbed helicopter. The location was chosen over the usual testing ground of Sardinia because of the climactic conditions of warm air meeting the Alps, as well as highways, and a rugged coastline. The system was also [...]