Defence Notes

IRST Block II pod flies on F/A-18 Super Hornet

16th January 2020 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Boeing and the US Navy have flown an F/A-18 Super Hornet equipped with an Infrared Search & Track (IRST) Block II pod for the first time.

IRST Block II, a critical component of the Block III Super Hornet, is a passive, long-range sensor incorporating infrared and other sensor technologies for ...

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