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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

New Defensive Suite for Merlins

The engineers at Lockheed Martin have upgraded a number of the UK’s  Merlin Mk1 helicopters with a new defensive aids suite (DAS).  Lockheed, in cooperation with the Royal Navy and AgustaWestland, among others, say the system will “increase survivability in front-line operations,” but provided no details about the upgrades exact capabilities. For related news

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