Curtiss-Wright Arresting Systems / ESCO cable arresting systems provide hook-fitted military aircraft with proven and innovative technology for safely capturing and arresting the aircraft. They can be installed on the runway, as operational systems, or in the overrun area as emergency systems.

Cable Arresting Systems

Maximum Energy
absorption capacity
(ft lbf x10(6)/MJ) 125/170

Maximum engagement speed (kts)190

Maximum runout
distance (ft/m)1,200/365

Minimum runout distance

Max. number of engagements per hour20

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Unrivalled 75 years in arresting system design and manufacturing
Over 5000 sold to more than 80 countries
Wide offering of products and services that serve a variety of aircraft, operational, and environmental requirements
Expert support throughout the products' lifecycle (overhaul, upgrades, installation, and training)
Over 1,200 test site certification engagements