Our Experience


More than 5,000 airborne instrumentation units in service worldwide with over 1 million service hours.

Leonardo DRS’ Air Combat Training Systems (ACTS) draws on more than 30 years of experience in the Air Combat Training business and are designed to be premier, state-of-the- art, high performance test and training instrumentation systems available in the world today.

This equipment has been delivered to military customers worldwide and customized versions have successfully supported coalition training for the United States Government and multiple countries in Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific.

As the world’s premier provider of high-tech airborne and ground system air combat training technologies, Leonardo DRS offers a low-risk solution that exceeds customer requirements. ACTS provide air forces the capability to autonomously test and train anywhere, anytime with proven, reliable, range-less capability.

Airborne Platform Experience

Airborne Platform ExperienceOur Instrumentation is Cleared for Flight on Domestic and International Aircraft

Leonardo DRS provides the standard air combat management instrumentation for the F-35 for the United States and international partners. Other aircraft include the F-4, F-16, F-22, Mirage, C-12, CH-53E, MH-47 and many more.

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Integrated Electronic Warfare (EW) & Air Combat Training Systems

Integrated EW and Air Combat Training SystemsLeonardo DRS is the only air combat training OEM that provides a turnkey air combat training system integrating EW and air combat pilot training capability. Our EW simulators and air combat test and training instrumentation can be customized to our customer’s unique requirements with low risk and minimum integrations effort.

Laboratory, Demonstrations, & Prototypes

Laboratory, Demonstrations, and PrototypesLeonardo DRS continues to push forward ET and Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) technology through collaborations and partnerships.  Our advanced air combat training systems were demonstrated in many aircraft system integration laboratories including the F-15, F-18, and F-16. Our recent developments of ET instrumentation for the “Lead in Fighter Trainer" and adversary aircraft, support our ability to further develop and demonstrate a prototype ET and an LVC capability.