JPALS IOC delayed to February 2021

By Aidan Quigley / November 9, 2020 at 12:12 PM
Initial operational capability for the Navy's Joint Precision Approach and Landing System on aircraft carriers has been delayed three months due to an issue that arose during operational testing this fall, a Navy spokeswoman told Inside Defense Monday. JPALS IOC had been scheduled for this month but is now expected in February 2021, Navy spokeswoman Connie Hempel said. JPALS is a GPS-based aircraft landing system that will be used to land aircraft on amphibious assault ships and aircraft carriers...

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