New turboprop light attack aircraft MC-145B Wily Coyote for special operations forces presented in the USA

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US Special Operations Command may be armed with a new lightweight turboprop attack aircraft for special missions. According to The Drive, the American company Sierra Nevada Corporation has offered the MTR a new MC-145B Wily Coyote combat aircraft.

The American MTR last year announced a new Armed Overwatch program, under which they intend to obtain a light attack aircraft capable of supporting ground operations, conducting reconnaissance and delivering pinpoint strikes. In the future, the selected aircraft will replace the U-28 Draco multipurpose turboprop aircraft in the MTR.



Proposed by Sierra Nevada Corporation, the MC-145B Wily Coyote is a lightweight twin-engine turboprop attack aircraft based on the Polish PZL M28 Skytruck. The aircraft is 13,1 meters long with a wingspan of 22,06 meters and has a maximum take-off weight of 7,5 tons. The aircraft has four underwing hardpoints on which it can carry AGM-144 and APKWS missiles, as well as aviation bombs GBU-39/B. Depending on the tasks to be solved, the aircraft can act as a carrier drones, GBU-69/B air bombs, AGM-176 Griffin missiles or reconnaissance. Flight range in the region of 1,5 thousand km.

At the moment, the MC-145B Wily Coyote is one of five aircraft offered to the US MTR command. Other contenders are the MC-208 Guardian, based on the single-engine Cessna 208 Cavaran, as well as three twin turboprop light attack aircraft.

At the moment it is not clear which aircraft the choice of the US special operations forces will ultimately fall on, the command of the MTR has not yet been determined.
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  1. +4
    July 2 2021
    Oh, how good it is for our Bee!
    1. +12
      July 2 2021
      Quote: Vladimir_2U
      PZL M28


      So An-28 ...
      which is essentially the modernization of the An-14 Pchelka.

      given to the Poles for mass production.
      So Sierra Nevada decided to make an airplane project based on the Poles.
      1. +9
        July 2 2021
        Quote: SovAr238A
        Quote: Vladimir_2U
        PZL M28


        So An-28 ...
        which is essentially the modernization of the An-14 Pchelka.

        given to the Poles for mass production.
        So Sierra Nevada decided to make an airplane project based on the Poles.

        ===
        review on one of the forums on the an-28
        // I had a chance to fly this car in the early 90s of the last century. He was retrained in Aktyubinsk. Six cars were bought in Poland, for this purpose we went to the plant in Mielec. When they drove to their home airport and started flying, everyone came out to watch this "crazy" takeoff! It was a real rocket: a little run, lifting the front wheel - and you constantly pull the steering wheel "towards yourself" so as not to exceed the climb speed, while you see only instruments and the sky! The pilots and passengers sat "on the back"! The operating manual required takeoff only in takeoff mode, so that the green auto-feathering lamps were on! Then the workdays began: day and night, in heat and cold, with rain and icing - the car did not fail ... Once a colleague missed the entrance to the supercooled clouds and did not turn on the heating - the engines stopped in the air. With a fright, he managed to launch one and come home with one! A lot of interesting things can be told about this plane: and how it came to land at one of the airports with visibility less than 200 meters and the dispatcher offered an escort car to get to the parking lot; and how on the New Year's Eve it was necessary to "take on board" almost twice as many passengers - service books, so that they celebrate the holiday with their families, and the colleague who was flying in the toilet on the toilet was surprised later that on takeoff he flew backwards - forward, but almost horizontally! .. Honestly, I am grateful to fate for the fact that it gave me the happiness of flying and I recall with joyful nostalgia my communication with one of the best creations of Russian aviation thought - baby An-28 !!! //
        1. +2
          July 2 2021
          Quote: Victorio
          It was a real rocket: a little run, lifting the front wheel - and you constantly pull the steering wheel "towards yourself" so as not to exceed the climb speed, while you see only instruments and the sky! Pilots and passengers sat "on the back"!
          Yes, passengers also have indescribable "ochucheniya" from such a take-off, when the organs to the back and ope stick laughing As a child, I had to fly a lot from the district to the regional center. good
      2. -2
        July 2 2021
        given to the Poles for mass production.


        It looks like the Poles begged for food on their knees. Indeed, in this class of cars there is an undisputed leader - the Canadian de Haviland DHC-6 "Twin Otter". It has been flying around the world for more than half a century and production has been resumed.
        It was under the CMEA and the USSR that they all had a lot of freedom, the fraternal Russians would restore the factories, and they would not leave the Czechs with the Poles without orders.
        I took a photo in a shaggy 1985.
    2. +10
      July 2 2021
      Oh, how good it is for our Bee!

      Yeah.
      1. -1
        July 2 2021
        And we handed over our factories to ferrous metal, the specialists went to another world, the equipment to non-ferrous metal. Some betrayed the country, others sympathize with those who betrayed
      2. +6
        July 2 2021
        Quote: Guru
        Yeah.
        This is An-28, and "Pchelka" (An-14) is slightly smaller

        By the way, the An-28 was created as a replacement for the An-2, which we are all trying to revive. It would be better to resume production of the An-28 (or create something similar) - such an aircraft is needed for the regions like air.
    3. +4
      July 2 2021
      It seems too early to talk about replacing the UAV attack aircraft ..
      1. +5
        July 2 2021
        Quote: knn54
        It seems too early to talk about replacing the UAV assault aircraft.

        There are enough lovers to bury tanks, attack aircraft, or something else. laughing
  2. +6
    July 2 2021
    looks like a paradox, but the turboprop engine was also in demand in the XNUMXst century in combat aviation ..
    1. +3
      July 2 2021
      Quote: Iris
      and in the XNUMXst century, the turboprop engine was in demand

      Gravitzapu has not yet been invented.
      For different tasks and solutions are different. In some places, piston engines are better.
    2. -3
      July 2 2021
      While the fashion is set only by the Americans with the Tucano .... The USSR and the Russian Federation ignore this approach (the USSR had all types of theater of operations, while the Russian Federation did not). But the biggest application of the theater is the UAV
    3. +2
      July 2 2021
      Quote: Iris
      but in the XNUMXst century, the turboprop engine was in demand in military aviation ..

      Chase Barmaleev and that's enough. Until they acquired the means of air defense.
      And in fact, a turboprop can be made "quiet" in terms of noise if desired.
    4. +1
      July 2 2021
      Quote: Iris
      In the XNUMXst century, the turboprop engine was in demand in combat aviation ..


      This is not a combat aircraft, but rather a police aircraft. Any regular army will disassemble this "attack aircraft" into nuts for many kilometers from the bomb drop zone. But to chase any bearded in slippers through the desert is good. True, you need to make sure that the "partners" do not plant MANPADS at them.
    5. +2
      July 2 2021
      Quote: Iris
      looks like a paradox, but the turboprop engine was also in demand in the XNUMXst century in combat aviation ..

      A paradox would be a high-power engine (1000hp and above), and the HPT will become obsolete no earlier than the rest of the GTE. Do you also consider turboshaft engines (TVLD) on helicopters a paradox? And they are, in fact, the same theater of operations. The theater of operations now, on the contrary, has a second wind - they merge with the turbojet engine line in the face of the TVVD, which combines the features and properties of both lines.
    6. 0
      July 3 2021
      Quote: Iris
      looks like a paradox, but the turboprop engine was also in demand in the XNUMXst century in combat aviation ..

      And unlike us, the Americans realized this long ago. we, as always, will be in the role of catch-up. Or, even easier - let's say that all this is complete crap, that the Su-25 is much cooler, and the Americans are fools. Just to do nothing.
  3. +2
    July 2 2021
    all the same "supertukano" is better and has built-in machine guns, which may be in demand to combat drones
    1. +6
      July 2 2021
      Quote: novel xnumx
      all the same "supertukano" is better and has built-in machine guns, which may be in demand to combat drones


      Tucano will never be bought.
      Since 2011, the US Congress has banned the purchase and demanded the purchase of Wolverine from XNUMX and as a result defeated the army, they surrendered and began to buy their own.
      Toucans went to the Afghan army, and the Wolverines began to enter the army aviation a year ago.

      And now they need a reconnaissance aircraft with a support function more than a combat attack aircraft using it as an observer ...
    2. +4
      July 2 2021
      Quote: novel xnumx
      anyway "supertukano" is better

      Like a pure stormtrooper, yes.
      And as an airplane for the MTR, the "bee" can solve a wider range of tasks.
    3. +3
      July 2 2021
      Americans love the topic of "the cost of a flight hour" and "life cycle" Here, after all, a civilian plane, which was re-equipped and it is a passenger ... and Tucano is a specialized apparatus
      1. 0
        July 2 2021
        based on the task -
        light attack aircraft capable of supporting ground operations, conducting reconnaissance and delivering pinpoint strikes
        1. +1
          July 2 2021
          Maybe there was something about the transport of people and goods ... so there are such planes in the competition
          1. +4
            July 2 2021
            Quote: Zaurbek
            Maybe there was something about the transport of people and goods ... so there are such planes in the competition

            there are such participants in the program:
        2. +5
          July 2 2021
          Quote: novel xnumx
          based on the assignment

          The translator changed the places of the words from the text and therefore the translation began to have a different semantic load ...
          As far as verbatim.
          "Armed Overwatch effort to buy a low-cost aircraft to fly surveillance and strikes in austere locations".
          Purchase of a cheap aircraft for observation and strikes from an ill-adapted base.
          1. +4
            July 2 2021
            nuance, however ... request
  4. -1
    July 2 2021
    - damn it, tsru-shniki live)) fall in love, go to theaters, bibili, biblio-eki, uu
    - Have you, Hugh, ever said the word "please" in your life?
  5. +1
    July 2 2021
    The modernized American "maize" in service with the US MTR.
    Chasing drug lords and unarmed aborigines is the very thing.
    Range, speed, armament, efficiency - everything is there.
  6. +1
    July 2 2021
    Let's resurrect IL-2. We will install new avionics, modern weapons, and upgrade the engine.
    1. +2
      July 2 2021
      yes, a turboprop engine, new weapons ... "toucano2 and we get lol
      why not
      1. -1
        July 2 2021
        Quote: novel xnumx
        yes, a turboprop engine, new weapons ... "toucano2 and we get lol
        why not

        The planes were fresher than the Il-2, though ugly ..
        IL-20

        Tu-91
    2. 0
      July 2 2021
      Quote: Alexey V.P.
      Let's resurrect IL-2

      And how is Tucano worse than IL2?
      And so, in SIBNIIA, Ily are being restored. They say that technologies are lost. Neither such materials have been released for a long time, nor how to process them, no one knows. We have to make an essentially working layout based on.
  7. 0
    July 2 2021
    It really looks like a collective farm binder ...
    1. +4
      July 2 2021
      Do you remember the classics?
      - The original design, the dawn of motorism. See, Balaganov, what can be done from a simple Singer sewing machine? A small adaptation - and it turned out a lovely collective farm sheaves.
  8. -3
    July 2 2021
    We made a couple of bombs and rockets, you can even hang it on a corn plant. How about us?
  9. +1
    July 2 2021
    Proposed by Sierra Nevada Corporation, the MC-145B Wily Coyote is a lightweight twin-engine turboprop attack aircraft based on the Polish PZL M28 Skytruck.

    The PZL M28 Skytruck is a modification of the PZL M-28V BRYZA, and the early M28s are licensed Antonov An-28s produced by PZL Mielets. Germany and Estonia operate several of them.

    PZL M-28V BRYZA


    MC-145B Wily Coyote
    1. +4
      July 2 2021
      Quote: pytar
      Proposed by Sierra Nevada Corporation, the MC-145B Wily Coyote is a lightweight twin-engine turboprop attack aircraft based on the Polish PZL M28 Skytruck.

      The PZL M28 Skytruck is a modification of the PZL M-28V BRYZA, and the early M28s are licensed Antonov An-28s produced by PZL Mielets. Germany and Estonia operate several of them.


      Not certainly in that way.
      In the chain there should still be a small C-145A transporter.



      which has been serving the US MTR for several years.
      And which they already know very well and exploit.
      And the proposal of the Sierra Nevada with this aircraft (so clearly out of the general picture) - most likely it will "put pressure" on the operating experience and maintenance and near-zero costs for retraining of pilots.
      1. +1
        July 2 2021
        In the chain there should still be a small C-145A transporter.

        Thanks for the clarifications! hi
  10. +3
    July 2 2021
    Oh, how good it is for our Bee!
    Yes, it was an interesting plane at that time. I watched him while landing on the field during exercises in the summer of 1977 in Primorye. About the American light attack aircraft. Well, if the American MTR believe that they need such an aircraft, then they have calculated the options for its use, considered all the pros and cons.
  11. -2
    July 2 2021
    Quote: novel xnumx
    Do you remember the classics?
    - The original design, the dawn of motorism. See, Balaganov, what can be done from a simple Singer sewing machine? A small adaptation - and it turned out a lovely collective farm sheaves.

    Well yes! Something like "Lauren Dietrich" ... winked
  12. +1
    July 2 2021
    Offtop.
    Chota "burst out" from observing the pettiness of certain individuals.

    Some petty hater of my messages came to this thread ...
    And I just put a minus on each message.
    no matter what I write about, I praise / do not praise, I do not scold, I draw conclusions / do not.
    just missed everything. :)))

    I don't really care.
    These cons ...

    But how do others live ...
    Do not feed honey - let the once offended opponent in all groups and all messages - place minus signs and "the soul blossomed"!
    So - a friend who puts downsides - you can go to my profile - there are almost 3000 of my messages ... Go and put in there, in a batch, so to speak, put, put ...
    remove the stone that is strangling you from your soul - you are allowed!
    :)))
    1. +1
      July 2 2021
      Quote: SovAr238A
      you can go to my profile - ....
      I once said the same thing. And the man with the general's shoulder straps, so in my profile he did it. Not a disaster, of course, but there was a feeling of being poured with slops.
      Now a restriction has been introduced in the comments - after a while, it is impossible to change the ratings.
      1. +1
        July 2 2021
        Quote: Bad_gr
        Quote: SovAr238A
        you can go to my profile - ....
        I once said the same thing. And the man with the general's shoulder straps, so in my profile he did it. Not a disaster, of course, but there was a feeling of being poured with slops.
        Now a restriction has been introduced in the comments - after a while, it is impossible to change the ratings.

        Ну и что?
        Has anything changed in your life?
        Have you changed your way of thinking?
        Has changed your mind?
        He became silent (so that the order of marshals who earn collective titles for themselves, with their pluses only themselves, messages like: "Hello, Nastya! ', - Hello, Sveta!" ...
        And 10 pluses on such messages ...) If only he did not minus you?
        For some reason, I'm sure not.
        Their position is that of cowardly jackals ...
        Well, they will not be able to minus zero, in my messages, there is too much rational, so that normal people would positively react and I will always be in the black ...
        As if the Marshal's order, I would not like ...
        Don't give a damn.
        You can also create a new account when the admin floods with warnings ...
        I got banned 3 times.
        And with bans, I agreed only in a third of the cases when emotions prevailed ...
        And when you describe medical and psychological terms, it's a sin to ban it for that ..
        1. +2
          July 2 2021
          Yes take it easy, you Yes Specifically otplusoval you)) On the case, comments.
          1. +1
            July 2 2021
            Quote: Okolotochny
            Yes take it easy, you Yes Specifically otplusoval you)) On the case, comments.

            Balm :)
        2. 0
          July 2 2021
          Quote: SovAr238A
          Ну и что?
          Has anything changed in your life?

          I wrote there:
          Quote: Bad_gr
          Not a disaster

          Quote: SovAr238A
          Well, they will not be able to minus zero, in my messages, there is too much rational, so that normal people would positively react and I will always be in the black ...
          I don’t know how it is now, but before, a person with big ranks took off a bunch of ratings at once, so one negative scorer with a big rank can easily drive you into the minus.
        3. 0
          July 2 2021
          Quote: SovAr238A
          Don't give a damn.
          You can also create a new account when the admin floods with warnings ...
          I got banned 3 times.
          And with bans, I agreed only in a third of the cases when emotions prevailed ...
          And when you describe medical and psychological terms, it's a sin to ban it for that ..

          so I'm not the only one ...
  13. +4
    July 2 2021
    based on the Polish PZL M28 Skytruck.
    Modernization of the Soviet An-28, produced in the Polish Mielec.
  14. +3
    July 2 2021
    Where are those typists who killed the production of the An-28 of the USSR?
    It is not too late to resume its production (for reasons - at a new technical level).
    Although everything indicates that there are still enemies in the leadership of the Russian Federation deliberately stopping the development of small aircraft in Russia.
    1. 0
      July 2 2021
      Quote: Lontus
      Where are those typists who killed the production of the An-28 of the USSR?
      It is not too late to resume its production (for reasons - at a new technical level).
      Although everything indicates that there are still enemies in the leadership of the Russian Federation deliberately stopping the development of small aircraft in Russia.

      Too late.
      For the CD was created in Antoshka.
      And it was completely transferred to the Poles through the CMEA system.
      We have no legal rights to this airplane.
      The new technical level is a new design.
      Experience with small ILs suggests that it is prohibitively expensive, and not always qualitatively realizable ...
  15. -1
    July 2 2021
    Quote: Victorio
    and the colleague who flew in the toilet on the toilet,

    Nonsense, there is no toilet and no toilet.
    If anything, then our sides were:
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  16. 0
    July 2 2021
    Eck it skewed ... And in the 1960s it looked better. And said he was a super genius laughing
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