December 19, 2012
Luminescent Systems to supply exterior lighting system for KC-390 Military Transport and Tanker program
Astronics Corporation, a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace and defense industries, reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Luminescent Systems, has been selected by Embraer Defense and Security as a supplier for their KC-390 Military Transport and Tanker Program. Astronics will provide a complete exterior lighting system, including navigation, anti-collision, landing, taxi, aerial refueling and formation lights. The system will feature Astronics’ LED technology to provide enhanced optical performance, high reliability and reduced power consumption. The KC-390 is expected to enter service in 2016.