GENOA, Italy — The U.S. and Italian militaries are developing plans to bolster their C-27J tactical transport capabilities, driven in part by combat operations in Afghanistan. The Italian air force is developing a special mission configuration for the C-27J that would allow the aircraft to carry a high-power jammer to disrupt the wireless detonation of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The payload is under development by Restoge (Reparto Supporto Operativo di Guerra Elettronica), the ...

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