Flight2 avionics system from Rockwell Collins has been selected by the Pakistan Air Force through the US Government Foreign Military Sales Office, Warner Robins, Georgia, for the upgrade of up to 11 C-130E Hercules and 5 C-130B Hercules military transport aircraft.
Rockwell Collins will provide the integrated avionics suite along with training and technical support during installation. Additional support includes consolidated flight manuals, checklists and maintenance supplements required to operate and maintain the fleet.
The Flight2 system will provide the Pakistan C-130 Hercules aircraft with unrestricted access to global airspace by meeting current communication, navigation, surveillance/air traffic management airspace requirements.
Included in the avionics upgrade is a full glass cockpit with new primary flight displays, required navigation performance area navigation flight management system with high altitude release point and computed air release point precision airdrop software.
Additional equipment includes a modern digital autopilot, VHF and HF and SATCOM communications, navigation sensors, weather radar, traffic collision avoidance system, terrain awareness and warning system and digital map.
Work will be performed in Pakistan and is expected to be complete by December 2020.