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.
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.