Gen. Michael Moseley commented at the AFA conference that they are looking into a gunship variant with the new 30MM installed....From what I understand at the moment it is just talk.frank said:ISTR reading just in the last week or so that there's an AC-27 gunship in the works.
GTX said:Hi folks,
Two C-27J variants apparently under study:
An AEW variant:
And a stretched variant:
Sources: https://www.flightglobal.com/defenc...t-generation-airlifter-in-2021/141084.articleThe aircraft company Leonardo will deliver first C-27J Next Generation airlifter in 2021.
The new version includes visibel the addition of performance-enhancing winglets. The brand-new avionics system of the C-27J Next Generation is designed to comply with Next Generation Air Traffic Control requirements, including FANS 1/A+ datalink; TCAS 7.1; ILS Cat.II; enhanced video TAWS. New cockpit displays; new weather radar; new radio navigation; enhanced satellite communications and radio communication capabilities; new intercommunication system; new cockpit and cargo panels; Mode 5 IFF/ADS-B out and tactical VNAV and Search and Rescue; lighting system with LED technology have also been included. The first enhanced aircraft will be delivered to an undisclosed customer in 2021.