Israel has selected the Alenia Aermacchi M-346 trainer to replace its remaining Douglas A-4 Skyhawks, and to meet requirements – not only of the country’s air force but also of international customers – Elbit Systems is ramping up simulation capabilities. Our military training special brings an on-location report, plus an update on the USA’s T-X programme, caught up in a drive to slash spending.
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- Network connections: Elbit broadens its range to meet needs in Israel and abroad
- Israeli trainers: M-346 deal green-flags new joint venture
- Talon contest: US Air Force feels financial heat as it bids to buy trainers
Source: Flight International