On display at the Paris Air Show for the first time is Leonardo’s new M-346 Fighter Attack. Numerous air forces have already expressed interest in the new light fighter offering which has seven pylons for external loads.
The new Spike LR II, 5th generation advanced multipurpose missile belonging to the Spike Family has made its International debut at the show. The Spike LR IIcan be fired from vehicles, helicopters, ships, and ground launchers and was first unveiled on June 1st.
Lockheed Martin and India’s Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) have announced their partnership to pursue India’s light fighter requirement with an F-16 Block 70 ‘Make in India’ offer.The F-16 Block 70 is the newest and most technologically advanced F-16 at present.
The Le Bourget air show saw the official debut of Leonardo’s new M-345 trainer.The new jet trainer has already been ordered by the Italian Air Force and delivery of the first batch of five aircraft is expected to commence in 2019.