Alenia Aermacchi and ATK have begun work on the fire control system envisioned for the gunship variant of the C-27J Spartan tactical airlifter. The two companies, which launched the gunship variant jointly at the Farnborough air show in 2012, say they are now beginning work on Phase 2 of the project, which will integrate ATK’s ScatheView mission system with an electro-optic/infrared (EO/IR) sensor and the electronically traversable, ATK-produced 30mm GAU-23 cannon. The company already ...

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