Aermacchi M-346FT aircraft of Leonardo-Finmeccanica made its official debut at Farnborough Air Show last July 11th.

Aermacchi M-346 FT

The M-346FT is the multi-role version of the M-346 able to shift very easily from the trainer aircraft configuration to the operational mission.

Based on the advanced trainer M-346, the FT (Fighter Trainer) variant integrates a wide range of systems and sensors for tactical support and air defence, a tactical data link, a self defence system, recognition and targeting sensors and a series of weapon systems. This aircraft’s configuration is representative of a basic version with operational capabilities that can be integrate with additional sensors in the future.

The M-346FT variant integrates a series of weapon systems for tactical support and air defence, including the Radar Warning Receiver, self-defence systems and the HMD (Helmet Mounted Display).

The Aermacchi M-346 is the most advanced trainer aircraft currently available on the market and is the only in the world conceived purposefully to train pilots destined to high-performance latest-generation military aircraft. 68 units have been ordered by the Air Forces of Italy (18), Singapore (12), Israel (30) and Poland (8) and it has been selected by the United Arab Emirates.

Source: Leonardo-Finmeccanica
Powered by Blogger.