Rockwell Collins has been selected by Brazilian aerospace firm Embraer Defense & Security (EDS) to provide the CHADCS (Cargo Handling and Aerial Delivery Control System) cargo control system for the KC-390 military transport aircraft program aimed to deliver 28 aircraft to the Brazilian Air Force.

CHADCS is a digital control system used to hold, monitor, and execute precision air drops of cargo, vehicles, and troops in a variety of tactical methods. The system consists of a loadmaster station with displays and controls, a network of lock control units and control panels to sense inputs, measure force, activate and release locks, along with high criticality software and processing hardware to manage the required automation, safety, and precision.

Rockwell Collins has previously been selected by EDS to provide the first military Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system for the KC-390 program..


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