The UKs’Smiths Aerospace
has been selected byKorean Aerospace Industries
(KAI) to provide the next generation Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) for the South Korean Helicopter Program.
The program will include more than 250 aircraft for the Korean Army plus a potential to retrofit legacy platforms in
According to a statement, Smiths’ single box HUMS will provide increased aircraft safety, availability, reliability, maintainability and Life Cycle Costs. Smiths’ HUMS includes an airborne data acquisition and processing unit, pilot display, PC card data transfer unit, airborne and ground software.
Having developed the first certified HUMS for the