Ground Collision Avoidance System ‘Saves’ First F-16 In Syria

Credit: F-16: USAF
LOS ANGELES – A U.S. Air Force F-16C believed to be taking part in combat operations against Islamic State (ISIS) forces in Syria has become the first to be officially ‘saved’ from certain impact with the ground by the recently fielded Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto GCAS). Details...

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