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IAI Transforms Global 5000 Into MPA

By Woodrow Bellamy III  | February 10, 2015
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[Avionics Today 02-10-2015] Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is transforming Bombardier's Global 5000 business jet into the new generation ELI-3360 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA). Designed by the organization's ELTA group, the new MPA features an electro-optical sensor and a communications suite featuring radios, broadband satellite communication, data links and a self-protection suite. 
 
 
IAI's new Maritime Patrol Aircraft, a modified Global 5000 business jet. Photo: IAI.
 
The new ELI-3360 will join IAI's existing lineup of Special Mission Aircraft (SMA), including the Gulfstream G550 Conformal Airborne Early Warning (CAEW) aircraft and the G-V Signal Intelligence Aircraft (SEMA).
 

"The new business-jet-based MPA, in concert with UAS and shore-based systems will provide unmatched maritime domain superiority," said Nisim Hadas, executive vice president and ELTA president. 

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