LOS ANGELES—The U.S. Air Force is introducing a long-awaited automatic ground collision avoidance system (Auto GCAS), as a fleet-wide upgrade to more than 600 later-model Lockheed Martin F-16s Developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory, Lockheed Martin and NASA, the Auto-GCAS system is designed to reduce accidents caused by controlled flight into terrain by 90%. The system, which completed research and development under Air Combat Command’s (ACC) Fighter Risk Reduction ...

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