The new avionics system for the c-130 features the proven flight management system from the b737 commercial airliner, which provides navigation, safety and communication improvements to meet global traffic management requirements. A i r f o r c e p r o g r a m s c-5 avionics modernization program (amp) and reliability enhancement and re-engining program (rerp) executive summary. Avionics architecture for penetration (caap) modernized cockpits, with the replacement of aging and unreliable well as new communications, navigation, and surveillance capabilities summary • the c-130 avionics modernization program (amp) and common avionics architecture for penetration (caap) program were combined • one development.
System description & contribution to joint vision 2020 the purpose of the c-130 avionics modernization program (amp) is to lower the cost of ownership of the us military’s c-130 fleet, including special operations forces (sof) and other.
The c-130 avionics modernization program (amp) phase i consolidates and installs the mandated communications, navigation, surveillance/air traffic management (cns/atm) capabilities, the af navigation/safety modifications and c-130 broad area review requirements on af's 221 combat delivery c-130s.
Amp increment 1, as the air force calls it, addresses airspace compliance issues by 2022, all air guard c-130 h-models would receive automatic dependent surveillance broadcast-out and mode s transponders to allow the planes to better communicate with air-traffic control. • the amp adds glass cockpits, integrated digital avionics, and an integrated defensive systems suite it eliminates the need for a crew navigator on all combat delivery missions the amp provides new communications, navigation, and surveillance capabilities for air traffic management functions. In 1998, the avionics modernization program (amp) began upgrading the c-5's avionics to include a glass cockpit, navigation equipment, and a new autopilot system another part of the c-5 modernization effort is the reliability enhancement and re-engining program (rerp) the program mainly replaced the engines with newer, more powerful ones.
Smiths aerospace has been selected to supply key systems on the boeing c-130 avionics modernization program (amp) for more than 500 aircraft in us air force service smiths aerospace will supply the following systems valued at over $250 million, with additional opportunities in customer services. The air force has proposed killing the c-130 avionics modernization program (amp), aiming to replace it with a less expensive alternative, air force chief of staff gen norton schwartz told reporters tuesday at the air force association’s air & space conference. C-130 hercules avionics modernization program the c-130 avionics modernization program (initially referred to as c-130x amp, and simply c-130 amp as of march 2007) was developed to modify approximately 525 aircraft to establish a common, supportable, cost effective baseline configuration for amc, acc, ang, afrc, pacaf, usafe and afsoc c-130 aircraft. More than a decade ago, congress appropriated funds for a c-130 avionics modernization program to modernize the h-model c-130s amp is still the law of the land however, it does not outfit planes with equipment to comply with looming mandates from the international civil aviation organization and the federal aviation administration.
Page 3 gao-14-547r c-130 avionics modernization program § 2433, the under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics certified the c-130 amp program to congress, but for a reduced number of 222 aircraft the c-130 amp entered production in 2010, and five aircraft were produced before production was halted. The air force’s c-130 avionics modernization program (amp), which entered development in have replaced many systems for which manufacturers no longer exist—a situation referred to as c-130 avionics modernization analysis, (alexandria, va: sept 2013) institute for. • the avionics modernization program (amp) incorporates a mission computer, a glass cockpit with digital avionics (including autopilot and auto-throttles), and state-of-the-art communications, navigation, and surveillance components for air traffic management functionality • the rerp provides reliability enhancements, plus new commercial engines, nacelles, thrust reversers, and pylons.
Modifications to the c-130 aircraft, for example, modifications to the environmental control system, electrical system, or aircraft structure, required to meet amp avionics equipment requirements are part of the amp program.