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Tactical Arborne Reconnaissance Pod System (TARPS) today
Author(s): Steven D. Hancock
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Paper Abstract

The tactical airborne reconnaissance pod system (TARPS), flown on the U.S. Navy's F-14 Tomcat, is the primary source of tactical photographic imagery for America's armed forces today. Designed to be a short-term, interim system it has recently received both sensor and pod upgrades to maintain its effectiveness well past the year 2000 and provide a new baseline for future growth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2272, Airborne Reconnaissance XVIII, (25 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.191908
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Steven D. Hancock, Naval Air Systems Command (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2272:
Airborne Reconnaissance XVIII
Wallace G. Fishell; Paul A. Henkel; Alfred C. Crane, Editor(s)

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