USAF MH-53J upgraded by the Pave Low IV program. Introduced in 1998, aircraft received the IDAS/MATT (Interactive Defensive Avionics System/Multi-Mission Advanced Tactical Terminal) which provide real-time access to the total battlefield situation. A color, multifunctional, night-vision compatible digital map screen is the most visible hardware in the system. Located on the helicopter instrument panel, the display gives an MH-53 crew a clearer situation awareness. They were retired in 2008.
MH-53M Pave Low IV News
|IDAS/MATT system guides 20th Special Operation Squadron, 19-Oct-98 : HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. by Staff Sgt. William J. Seabrook Jr. 16th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs - The 20th Special Operations Squadron's MH-53J Pave Lows, already among the world's most sophisticated helicopters, are now being equipped with a powerful new capability.|
List of Operators of Sikorsky MH-53M Pave Low IV
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