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Status of the GAF Tornado reconnaissance system
Author(s): Eva Siegert; Gerhard Hochenbleicher
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Paper Abstract

The development of the new reconnaissance pod for the German Air Force is continuing according to schedule. A first flight is planned for the end of 1996. Carried on the centerline station of the IDS Tornado, the pod contains two daylight film cameras and one infra-red linescanner system. The infra-red image is recorded on a digital tape recorder and will also be displayed on the TV-Tabs. The modular structure of the pod exhibits a high flexibility for incorporation of various sensor systems on other payloads.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2829, Airborne Reconnaissance XX, (21 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259753
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Eva Siegert, Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG (Germany)
Gerhard Hochenbleicher, Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2829:
Airborne Reconnaissance XX
Richard J. Wollensak; Wallace G. Fishell; William H. Barnes; Arthur A. Andraitis; Alfred C. Crane Jr.; Michael S. Fagan, Editor(s)

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