Lockheed Martin TIGER Eyes

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Introduction

The TIGER Eyes is an advanced electro-optical sensor suite that provides targeting, all-weather navigation, terrain-following and Infrared Search and Track (IRST) for the F-15K multirole fighter. TIGER Eyes is an evolution of combat-proven AN/AA!-13 LANTIRN and US Navy IRST technology.

The TIGER Eyes sensor suite includes a mid-wave FLIR, TFR, 40,000 feet altitude laser, CCD-TV, and a long-range IRST. It will enable release of air-to-surface weapons at the longer ranges available for those weapons today. The system's IRST, similar to the F-14-mounted IRST, enables the F-15K to engage passively, long range airborne targets without using the radar system.

Production

In April 2006 Boeing selected Lockheed Martin to provide AN/AAQ-33 Sniper Advanced targeting pods, Tiger Eyes navigation pods, and an IRST system for the Republic of Singapore F-15SGs. Under an undisclosed fixed-price five-year contract this advanced electro-optical sensor suite will be integrated into the F-15SG aircraft beginning in the second quarter of 2007.

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