Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has developed a new business jet-based maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), which it revealed on 9 February.

The EL/I-3360 MPA, which is based on the Bombardier Global 5000 business jet, features a number of IAI systems and sensors for a range of missions including maritime surveillance, anti-surface vessel warfare (ASuW), anti-submarine warfare (ASW), and search and rescue (SAR).

Specific systems comprise the ELTA ELM-2022 maritime patrol radar, an electro-optical (EO) sensor, the ELL-8385 Electronic Support Measures (ESM)/electronic intelligence (ELINT) system, an electronic warfare (EW) and self-protection suite, as well as satellite communications. […]