Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.
 

Front page

Metronor AS selected to provide additional Advanced Boresight Systems for Korea Aerospace Industries FA-50 light attack aircraft

Metronor AS has been awarded a contract by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) for delivery of additional Harmolign Advanced Boresight Systems for the FA-50 light attack aircraft.

Metronor's boresight systems are based on the company's patented electro-optical technology, and have been designed to provide the most flexible, capable and affordable boresighting/ harmonization system technology available in the market. Providing on-screen type-specific graphical operator guidance - eliminating the need for operator training - and requiring no scheduled maintenance or calibration, the system has very low life-cycle costs. While the system shares key technology with Metronor's proven range of industrial geometry measurement systems, the Harmolign system has been engineered from the ground up to meet tough accuracy requirements and all applicable military standards.

The first 'Harmolign for TA-50' boresight system was delivered to KAI early 2009 and the recent order brings the total number of systems delivered for the various TA-50 and FA-50 variants to six.

“We are very happy to continue to provide KAI and their national- and export customers with a modern and effective solution for high accuracy alignment of essential aircraft systems and sensors. In addition to handling present aircraft sub-systems, the Harmolign systems can easily be modified for boresighting of future sub-systems and sensors. As such the systems can 'grow' with the aircraft and provide a cost effective boresight solution for the lifetime of the aircraft”, says Errol Henriksen, Vice President of Metronor's Military Systems Business Unit.

In addition to deliveries for Korea Aerospace Industries' TA-50 and FA-50, Metronor's Harmolign boresight systems have been delivered for boresighting of various versions of the BAE Systems Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer, the SAAB Gripen, Lockheed-Martin F-16, Korea Aerospace Industries' Surion helicopter and the Eurofighter ASTA.

Press release issued by Metronor AS on November 27, 2013

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Metronor AS Electro-Optical Systems & Equipment, Weapons Sights, Portable Coordinate Measuring Machines, Dimensional Inspection Equipment
Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. Airframer

 

 Related aircraft programs:
KAI T-50 Golden Eagle

 

 Related directory sectors:
Weapons Systems

Enhanced listings:


Midland Aerospace
Manufacturer of complex 3- and 5-axis CNC machined and fabricated detail components & assemblies for the aerospace & defence market sectors.

TenCate Advanced Composites
TenCate Advanced Composites is a leading provider of thermoset and thermoplastic prepregs to the aerospace industry.

Dymax Corporation
A leading manufacturer of advanced light-curable adhesives, maskants, coatings, oligomers, light-curing equipment, and fluid dispense systems.

Bodycote
The world's leading provider of thermal processing services to aerospace primes and their supply chains.

Zeus Industrial Products, Inc.
Delivers precision polymer solutions that transform businesses & markets. 50 years' dedication to building partnerships, products and services.

See our advertising tariff.

 

12
data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Copyright of Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2017. Terms & Conditions of reading.