Is Pakistan Navy considering it for it's new LRMPA?Saab Swordfish . . .
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Saab’s Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft is a combination of Bombardier’s Global 6000 ultra-long-range aircraft, General Dynamics Mission Systems Canada’s acoustics processor and Saab’s airborne surveillance solutions.
The maritime patrol aircraft design is equipped with up to four weapon hard points under the wings to carry anti-ship missiles, torpedoes and drop pods for search-and-rescue missions.
The Global 6000 configuration has a maximum cruise speed of 450kt and a long-range cruise speed of 360kt. It can operate over a range of 4,400nm.
According to Saab, the Swordfish comes with a range of customisable options:
> AESA 360° multi-mode radar
> Multi-statics acoustic system
> HD quality EO/IR (electro-optical/infrared systems) > sensor with integrated laser payload
> SATCOM and tactical data links
> Four weapon hard points
> MAD (magnetic anomaly detector) boom