In the News: Modified Coyote Entices Non-US Users

Shephard Media, October 29, 2021 – A new variant of the MC-145B Coyote light attack aircraft lacks certain US SOF-specific equipment but retains its weaponry.

Lockheed Martin-owned PZL Mielec and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) displayed the M28 Special Operations Multi-Role Aircraft (SOMA) on 26 October in Poland, to coincide with the start of the GSOF Symposium Europe in Warsaw.

OMA is a version of the MC-145B Coyote light attack aircraft — itself derived from the C-145A Combat Coyote operated by USAF Special Operations Command (AFSOC) and one of five candidate solutions being evaluated by AFSOC in the Armed Overwatch programme...

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