The Benefits of Electromagnetically Launching Aircraft
The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) is being developed, utilizing electrical and electronic technologies, to replace the existing steam catapult on naval carriers. The EMALS offers significant benefits to the aircraft, ship, personnel, and operational capabilities. These benefits combine to provide enhanced warfighting capabilities at a reduced cost.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 01 May 2000
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- The Naval Engineers Journal is the peer-reviewed journal of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE). ASNE is the leading professional engineering society for engineers, scientists and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, outfit, operate and maintain complex naval and maritime ships, submarines and aircraft and their associated systems and subsystems.