F-15C aircraft equipped with Legion Pod completes flight testNews
September 20, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. Engineers at Lockheed Martin completed a flight test with an F-15C aircraft equipped with the company's Legion Pod, demonstrating the systems capabilities to detect and track airborne threats for the U.S. Air Force.
The Legion Pod was integrated onto the F-15C without modifications to the aircraft. It is equipped with an IRST21 infrared sensor and networking and data processing technology. The flight test originated at Jacksonville Air National Guard Base in Florida.
The test was similar to the one conducted last year with the F-16. The Legion Pod tracked multiple airborne targets in representative scenarios, says Paul Lemmo, vice president of Fire Control/SOF CLSS at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
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