Military Embedded Systems

F-16 aircraft tracks multiple targets with Legion Pod


June 30, 2015

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Photo by Randy Crites/ Lockheed Martin

ORLANDO, Fla. An F-16 completed a flight test of tracking multiple targets with Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod in Fort Worth, Texas. Additional flight tests will continue throughout the year on the F-16 and F-15C.

According to company officials, no hardware or software changes where made to the aircraft with the integration of the Legion Pod onto the F-16.

Legion Pod provides high-fidelity detection and tracking of airborne targets. It is equipped with an IRST21 infrared sensor and advanced networking and data processing technology.


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