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Advanced Arresting Gear

The electric motor-based Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system provides for aircraft deceleration during aircraft carrier recovery operations.

AAG allows for arrestment of a broad range of aircraft, reducing manning and maintenance, and provides higher reliability and safety margins. AAG’s design uses simple, proven energy-absorbing water turbines coupled to a large induction motor for fine control of the arresting forces.

Features & Benefits:

  • Operational capability to recover projected air wing
  • Compatible with Nimitz-class & Ford-class carriers
  • Higher availability
  • Self-diagnosis and maintenance alerts
  • Higher safety margins
  • Reduced manning and cost of ownership