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L-159 ALCA (Chez Republic)

The ALCA has been developed by the Chez company Aero Vodochody. It's a fighter jet for close air support, tactical reconnaissance, air defence, frontier surveillance, anti-ship missions and weapon training.
With a hands-on throttle and stick (HOTAS) both pilots can fly the aircraft.

The cockpit is even advanced as the cockpit of the F-16 in the RNLAF. The aircraft has 7 places for bombs and other electronic defence systems. The aircraft can carry: a large number of NATO bombs like AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles and AGM-65 Maverick air-to ground missiles.
 

The electronic warfare contains a BAE Systems Sky Guardian 200 radar warning receiver and the Vinten Vicon 78 series 455 countermeasures prepare system.
With the avionics the aircraft can: target searching, control and display, store management, communication, navigation and identification, self-defence and data load and store abilities.



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