Navy wrapping up JPALS carrier operational testing this month

By Aidan Quigley / September 28, 2020 at 1:16 PM
The Navy is on track to wrap up the operational testing for the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System on aircraft carriers this month. Navy spokeswoman Connie Hempel told Inside Defense the program is set to conclude operational testing on aircraft carriers this month before conducting operational testing on amphibious assault ships next March. JPALS is a GPS-based aircraft landing system that will be used to land aircraft on amphibious assault ships and aircraft carriers. "Operational testing will evaluate...

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