Elisen had responsibility to guide or develop the design and obtain certification of special mission role conversion of a number of Learjet 35 aircraft.

Avionics modification/upgrades included:

  • Mission control panels
  • VHF/UHF radios and audio panels
  • Data recorder
  • IFF transponder
  • ADS-B Out

Cabin modifications involved:

  • Removal of standard interior components
  • Installation of operator/mission console
  • Installation of avionics rack

The following mission capabilities were incorporated:

  • Target Tow (TT),
  • Electronic Warfare (EW),
  • Motion Imagery (MI), and
  • Digital Close Air Support (DCAS) systems

The modifications were approved by Transport Canada (TCCA) and Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) and Germany’s Federal Defence.