A319 Spain Maritime Patrol Aircraft

A319 Spain Maritime Patrol AircraftThe A319 MPA is a long range maritime patrol and ASW aircraft developed by Airbus Military. The aircraft can be deployed in anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, intelligence, assay and surveillance missions.

The low-altitude amble or seek capability, beyond range, ability and fast alteration acceleration accomplish the A319 the best amphibian convoying aircraft in its range.

Weapon systems

The A319 MPA is adapted with anti-submarine and anti-surface weapon systems. The aircraft can backpack a array of weapons internally and on wing-pylons. The centralized bomb-bay can abode eight weapon stations for torpedoes, abyss charges, mines and added ASW weaponry. Four under-wing credibility can authority missiles to advance argosy or land-based targets.

Sensors / radars

The accessible architectonics mission arrangement of A319 MPA integrates a set of multi-mission sensors. The sensors accompanying with avant-garde advice systems accredit the aircraft to conduct operations in a arrangement axial operations (NCO) environment.

The complete apartment of ASW sensors advance and identifies beneath sea and apparent targets.

The mission systems cover a surveillance radar, IFF interrogator, IR/EO turret, acoustic arrangement and alluring aberration detector (MAD).