Two CN-235-110 Maritime Patrol Aircraft equipped with a flight deck from Universal Avionics, of Tucson, Ariz., were delivered to the Korea Coast Guard (KCG), Universal said Wednesday.
Outfitted directly from the aircraft manufacturer, the flight deck features a 3-panel suite of large-format EFI-890R Flat Panel Displays, UNS-1Lw Multi-Mission Management System (MMMS), dual Vision-1 Synthetic Vision Systems and Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS). The Korea Coast Guard ordered a total of four CN-235 aircraft for maritime patrol operations, with the remaining two scheduled for delivery in August 2011.
The CN-235-110 MPA is built and outfitted at the state-owned PT Dirgantara Indonesia (formerly known as IPTN) in a maritime patrol configuration modified from the CN-235-110. It is equipped with advanced radar detection and thermal imaging systems and used primarily for VIP transport, maritime patrols, airlifts and troop carrying. Its short take-off and landing capabilities combined with multi-mission software from the Universal Avionics MMMS provides enhanced situational awareness to support specialized border patrol and surveillance platform missions conducted by KCG.