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Marvin Test Solutions MTS-3060 SmartCan Selected as the Flightline Armament Test Solution for F-16, TA/FA-50, and Hawk

Marvin Test Solutions, a trusted global provider of innovative test solutions for military and aerospace organizations, today announced its MTS-3060 SmartCan™ has been adopted by yet another country to support flightline armament test of the F-16, TA-50, and Hawk aircraft.

Marvin Test Solutions will exhibit the SmartCan™ and other armament test solutions in booth #C27 at the FIDAE Airshow, South and Central Americas' largest aerospace and defense event.

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The SmartCan™ is a high-performance, hand-held flightline test set that provides full functionality testing of the MIL-STD-1760 bus via emulation for JDAM, SDB, AMRAAM, etc. The SmartCan™ has been successfully deployed across multiple fighter and trainer aircraft including multiple blocks of the F-16, HAWK, TA/FA-50, F-15, and F-5. In fact, all TA/FA-50 units are equipped with the SmartCan™ as part of their initial delivery support package. The SmartCan™ has also successfully been tested on the A-10 and F/A-18.

"Recently, another country in Asia joined the growing list of customers selecting the SmartCan™ for advanced flightline test. Those who have adopted the solution are very happy with its state-of-the-art armament test capabilities and the reduced risk of post-load mission failure they get with SmartCan™, as compared to their legacy test solutions," said Major General Steve Sargeant, USAF (Ret.), CEO of MTS.  

It is also important to note that every Air Force using TA/FA-50s is one step closer to more easily standardizing their hand-held flightline armament test capabilities as the SmartCan™ can be deployed to eliminate the obsolete test equipment found in their fighter units.  "The fact that multiple OFPs can be loaded into a single SmartCan™ for use across their flightlines allows them to cost effectively modernize their test capabilities," said Major General Steve Sargeant, USAF (Ret.), CEO of Marvin Test Solutions.

Source : Marvin Test Solutions - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Mar 15, 2016


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