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Falcon Eye Forward-Looking Infrared (FLIR) System
Author(s): Dan Rock; John Redus; Lyale Marr; Mark Gohlke; Doug Hartnett
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Paper Abstract

Texas Instruments has completed the development of a new, cost-effective family of FLIR systems named "Falcon Eye" for current and future fighter aircraft. Falcon Eye is based on advanced detector technology in a system concept that merges the FLIR function of a navigation pod and many of the functions of a targeting pod within a conformal sensor package. This new FLIR packaging concept will virtually eliminate the drag penalty associated with externally mounted FLIR systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 September 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0782, Infrared Sensors and Sensor Fusion, (24 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940556
Show Author Affiliations
Dan Rock, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
John Redus, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
Lyale Marr, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
Mark Gohlke, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
Doug Hartnett, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0782:
Infrared Sensors and Sensor Fusion
Rudolf G. Buser; Frank B. Warren, Editor(s)

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