The Embraer AM-1 of the Força Aérea Brasileira (Image © Embraer)

Brazilian Air Force upgrades 23 A-1Ms in 2014

The Embraer AM-1 of the Força Aérea Brasileira (Image © Embraer)
The Embraer AM-1 of the Força Aérea Brasileira (Image © Embraer)

The Brazilian Air Force officially gave local company Embraer the order for the upgrade of 23 of the 43 A-1M light attack aircraft during 2014. One of those was already delivered in January, a 24th modernised A-1M rolled out of the factory in September.

The Brazilian version of the AMX that is also flown by Italy will get a new Selex Galileo-Mectron radar, night vision goggles, HUD, hands-on-throttle-and-stick control (HOTAS) and new warning sensors against enemy radar and missiles. The modernisation concerns 33 single-seaters and 10 twin-seat A-1Ms. Read more about the A-1M upgrade here at AIRheads↑Fly.

Source: Embraer

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