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Pneumatic Actuated Multiple Carriage


Pneumatic Twin Store Carrier

Exelis has developed a MIL-STD-1760 multiple carriage pneumatic bomb rack that effectively doubles the number of smart weapons that can be carried by tactical strike aircraft such as the F-18, F-16 and F-35. Patented electronics enable the carriage of not only "dumb bombs" but also a wide variety of smart weapons such as JSOW, JDAM, SFW, Paveway,  Dual Mode Bomb & SDB. In addition, the PTSC electronics can be configured to operate as a Universal Armament Interface (UAI) Type I or Type II carriage system.

​Characteristics ​
  • Features pneumatic rack technology common to F-35, P-8A and MQ-9.
  • Compatible with F-16 and F-18 OFP without modification
  • Integrated on-board compressor
  • 20 ft/sec ejection velocity for 500 lb stores that replicates BRU-55 performance
  • Departure control ensures safe separation and clean umbilical release
  • MIL-STD-1760 aircraft interface​
  • MIL-STD-1760 aircraft interface
  • Dual MIL-STD-1760 and MIL-STD-3016 (MMSI) weapon interfaces
  • Eliminates scheduled maintenance and pyrotechnique cartridges
  • Pneumatic racks feature integral in-flight lock, semi-automatic sway bracing, zero retention force arming units, pitch control and electric bomb fuzing.​

 

Business Development Contact:

Scott Cullen
+1 631.630.4058
scott.cullen@exelisinc.com

Media Contact:
Carolyn Camp
Manager, Communications
+1 973.284.5400
carolyn.camp@exelisinc.com

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