21 November 1996 Status of the GAF Tornado reconnaissance system
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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.
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Eva Siegert, Eva Siegert, Gerhard Hochenbleicher, Gerhard Hochenbleicher, } "Status of the GAF Tornado reconnaissance system", Proc. SPIE 2829, Airborne Reconnaissance XX, (21 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259753; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.259753


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