The AN/ASQ-228 Advance Targeting Forward-Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) is a multi-sensor, electro-optical targeting pod incorporating infrared, low-light television camera, laser rangefinder/target designator, and laser spot tracker developed and manufactured by Raytheon. It is used to provide navigation and targeting for military aircraft in adverse weather and using precision-guided weapons such as laser-guided bombs. It is intended to replace the earlier AN/AAS-38 Nite Hawk pod in US Navy service. ...more on Wikipedia about "ASQ-228 ATFLIR"
The Thomson-CSF ATLIS II (Automatic Tracking and Laser Integration System) is a French laser/electro-optical targeting pod for fighter bomber and attack aircraft. ...more on Wikipedia about "ATLIS II"
Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night, or LANTIRN, is a system for use on the USAF's premier fighter aircraft -- the F-15E Strike Eagle and F-16 Fighting Falcon (C & D models). LANTIRN significantly increases the combat effectiveness of these aircraft, allowing them to fly at low altitudes, at night and under-the-weather to attack ground targets with a variety of precision-guided and unguided weapons. ...more on Wikipedia about "LANTIRN"
The LITENING targeting pod is a precision targeting pod system currently operational with a wide variety of combat aircraft. LITENING significantly increases the combat effectiveness of the aircraft during day, night and under-the-weather conditions in the attack of ground targets with a variety of standoff weapons (i.e., laser guided bombs, conventional bombs and GPS-guided weapons). ...more on Wikipedia about "LITENING targeting pod"
The Lockheed Martin Sniper XR is a targeting pod for U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard aircraft. The purpose is to allow easier targeting for delivery of ordnance during combat. The Sniper XR is intended for use on the F-15E Strike Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, and A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. An export version, the Pantera, is in service with the Royal Norwegian Air Force for their F-16s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lockheed Martin Sniper XR"
The Ford Aerospace AN/ALQ-10 Pave Knife was an early targeting pod developed by the USAF to designate and guide laser-guided bombs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pave Knife"
The Lockheed-Martin AN/AAS-35V Pave Penny is a laser spot tracker carried by US Air Force attack aircraft and fighter-bombers to enable them to launch laser-guided bombs against ground targets. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pave Penny"
The Westinghouse Pave Spike is an electro-optical laser designator pod used to direct laser-guided bombs to target in daylight, visual conditions. It contained a laser boresighted to a television camera, which displayed its image on a cockpit screen. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pave Spike"
The Ford Aerospace AN/AVQ-26 Pave Tack is an electro-optical targeting pod developed by the USAF for military attack aircraft. It uses a laser, forward-looking infrared (FLIR), and a videotape recorder to find and designate targets for laser-guided bombs and other precision-guided weapons. Pave Tack's images are routed to a cockpit display, usually for the weapons system officer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pave Tack"
Targeting pods are targeting and designation systems for precision-guided weaponry such as laser-guided bombs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Targeting pods"
TIALD, the Thermal Imaging Airborne Laser Designator pod, is manfactured by BAE Systems and is the UK's laser designator for laser-guided bombs. ...more on Wikipedia about "TIALD"
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