Discovery Air Defence provides a unique combination of support, management and technical services to the aerospace sector.
Discovery Air Defence Consultants
The DA Defence team consists of 27 highly skilled, experienced professionals who have been directly involved in the aviation industry for several decades. All are former military officers from the Canadian, United States and British forces: former pilots, engineers, air weapons controllers, project directors, and project managers …
Discovery Air Defence understand that rigorous management of aircraft assets is essential to a successful and sustainable air operation. The ability to maximize required flying hours with the required number of aircraft for each launch requires strategic long term maintenance planning and careful scheduling. DA Defence follows sophisticated fleet management practices. On a constant basis, all aircraft are in operation simultaneously to serve its customer. The successful performance record demons…
The C-2 is a state-of-the-art military transport aircraft developed with an all-out effort of Japan’s technology. It is designed with particular emphasis on oversize cargo transportation and high-speed long-distance operation, minding capabilities for rapid deployment and response to various situations, as well as airlift mission for international peace cooperation activities such as UN peacekeeping operations, humanitarian aid, disaster relief, etc.
The development of the XC-2 started in 2…
Discovery Air Defence operates and maintains a fleet of 20 uniquely equipped aircraft with competitive capabilities, and our maintenance specialists focus on equipment reliability, maintainability, resource optimization and designing effective maintenance plans.
DA Defence generates over 4600 flying hours per year with a maintenance reliability level of over 98 percent while maintaining competitive operating costs. DA Defence operates both nationally and internationally as …
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. designed and produces the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) P-1 fixed wing maritime patrol aircraft. The P-1 is a newly designed fixed-wing maritime patrol aircraft with the following features.
The P-1 was developed as an advanced orthodox maritime patrol aircraft with an emphasis on ASW (anti-submarine warfare), and is the successor to the JMSDF P-3C. The P-1 contributes to Japanese wide-area maritime defense in an array of various missio…