Why ACLADS is the solution
ACLADS brings the C-130 Cargo Handling and Airdrop System up to current industry standards through the use of technology and automation.
It retains the existing left-hand dual rail locks while automating them.
- Electronically monitors locks for position and status
- Eliminates left-hand dual rail preflight
- Provides manual backup for logistic operations
It upgrades the right-hand dual rails with electronic locks.
- Electronically operates and monitors right-hand locks
- Automatically calculates and sets airdrop locks for heavy equipment airdrop
- Automates and executes precision airdrop of heavy equipment, container delivery system bundles, vehicles and other cargo
- Reduces airdrop malfunction response time by 90 percent
- Wirelessly controlled from anywhere in the cargo compartment
ACLADS’s advanced software combines load planning, aircraft weight and balance, and aircraft flight management into one solution that is easy to use and simple to modify. It instantly updates aircraft limitations, as well as weight and balance calculations automatically.