Australia To Obtain 4 Gulfstream G550s Equipped For EW Mission Written 19 March 2019

FlightGlobal reports that Australia “will obtain four modified Gulfstream G550 business jets that will be modified for the electronic warfare (EW) mission in the USA.” In a deal worth $1.7 billion, “the aircraft will be designated the MC-55A Peregrine, [said] a joint statement from Australia’s defence minister and the country’s minister for defence industry.” Australian Defence Minister Christopher Pyne said, “The Peregrine is a new airborne electronic warfare capability that will be integrated into Defence’s joint warfighting networks, providing a critical link between platforms.”
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