Esterline to deliver avionics systems for Germany's CH-53GS/GE helicopter

PARIS. Airbus Helicopters officials selected Esterline Corp. to supply its CMC Electronics brand Integrated Helicopter Solution for the upgrade of the German Armed Forces’ CH-53GS/GE Sea Stallion helicopters.

The upgrade includes 's CMC Electronics CMA-9000 Flight Management System and the MFD-3068 Smart Multi-Function Display, which will address and enhance the CH-53GS/GE’s capabilities.

The CMA-9000 provides flight management and multi-sensor navigation throughout all phases of flight, radio management, and many specialized functions that help reduce pilot workload during mission-critical applications such as Search and Rescue (SAR) and offshore operations.

The CMA-9000 supports both military and civil navigation modes, with compliance to the latest standards for Required Navigation Performance (RNP) and Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) approaches, including Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV). Night Vision Goggle (NVG) capability enables night-time operations for police, SAR and Emergency Medical Service operators, making the CMA-9000 suitable for a wide range of applications.

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