The U.S. and Italian militaries are developing plans to bolster their C-27J tactical transport capabilities, driven in part by the involvement of combattroops 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 wireless detonation of improved explosive devices. The payload is under development by Restoge (Reparto Supporto Operativo di Guerra Elettronica) the EW operational ...

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