TCAS cleared for In­dian Navy spe­cial air­craft

SP's MAI - - SP’S EXCLUSIVES -

The gov­ern­ment has cleared the pur­chase and in­te­gra­tion of Traf­fic Col­li­sion Avoid­ance Sys­tems (TCAS) on the In­dian Navy’s Tu-142, Dornier Do-228 and Il-38SD air­craft fleets, in a cru­cial move to shore up flight safety dur­ing ex­tended op­er­a­tions at sea. The navy has for years felt the need to give its re­con­nais­sance fleet air­borne col­li­sion avoid­ance sys­tems. The re­cent de­ploy­ment of P-8I air­craft in the hunt for miss­ing Malaysia Air­lines flight MH-370 un­der­scored the need for TCAS on all

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