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Quad A: Apache turret replacement develops

28th April 2017 - 12:59 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Nashville, Tennessee


Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control is currently anticipating receipt of a producibility contract for its High Reliability Turret (HRT).

According to Thomas Eldredge, director of the Target Acquisition Designation Sight / Pilot Night Vision Sensor (TADS/PNVS) programmes at Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control, TADS/PNVS was first fielded on the Apache helicopter in the early 1980s and is comprised of three sensors: a pilotage sensor and a targeting sensor that includes both a night sensor and a day sensor.

'All three sensors are mounted to a turret or an aircraft interface structure,' Eldredge explained.

He noted that the first

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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