Martin-Baker Installs 1st US Navy F-5 Seat Upgrade

(NEVADA) Martin-Baker successfully installed the 1st US16J ejection seat as the US Navy F-5 seat upgrade programme begins.

The Martin-Baker team are pictured here at NAS Fallon during the seat installation on the 5th December 2019.

There are over 2,950 Martin-Baker seats in service today in the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. With this seat upgrade programme along with continued seat deliveries for F-35, T-6 and F-18, this number will increase to over 3,000 seats in service in 2020.

Martin-Baker has saved 2,238 USN and USMC lives to date and we’re proud to support the United States Military.