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AN/AAQ-28 Litening targeting pod
The AN/AAQ-28(V) Litening targeting pod is an advanced precision targeting pod system currently operational with a wide variety of aircraft worldwide. The research and development of the Litening was first undertaken by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems’ Missiles Division in Israel, with subsequent completion of Litening I for use in the Israeli Air Force. Litening significantly increases the
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AN/SPY-7(V)1
The AN/SPY-7(V)1 is the official designation of an LRDR-derivative used with the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System. It represents a significant advancement in naval radar technology and plays a crucial role in various defense systems worldwide. Designation and Development The AN/SPY-7(V)1 designation signifies its lineage within the LRDR family. It
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AN/UYQ-70
AN/UYQ-70 (Q-70) is a family of United States Navy display workstations that serve as integral components of naval vessels, particularly in the realm of naval warfare and maritime operations. This system replaced the AN/UYA-4 and AN/UYQ-21 series displays, as well as various submarine combat system displays, including the AN/BQQ-5(V) Control
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AN/WLQ-4 Submarine Electronic Support Measures system(ESMS)
The AN/WLQ-4 Electronic Support Measures (ESM) system is an advanced technology employed in modern submarine warfare. It plays a crucial role in detecting, identifying, and locating electromagnetic emissions from various sources, including surface ships, aircraft, and other submarines. Developed with sophisticated sensors, antennas, processing units, and software algorithms, the AN/WLQ-4
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AN/VDR-1 (Army Vehicular Radiac Meter)
The AN/VDR-1, commonly referred to as the Army Vehicular Radiac Meter, is a specialized radiation detection device developed and manufactured by the Nuclear Corporation of America. Designed to provide real-time radiation monitoring capabilities, the AN/VDR-1 is primarily utilized in military vehicles to assess and measure radiation levels in various operational
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AGM-183 ARRW
IN OTHER LANGUAGES: FRANÇAIS | PORTUGUÊS | ESPAÑOL The AGM-183 ARRW “Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon” is a hypersonic air-to-ground missile planned for use by the United States Air Force. Developed by Lockheed Martin, the boost-glide vehicle is propelled to a maximum speed of more than Mach 5 by a rocket motor before gliding toward its target. The program was cancelled in March 2023 after
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AN/WSN-7 Ring Laser Gyro Navigation System
The AN/WSN-7 Ring Laser Gyro Navigation System is a cutting-edge navigation technology developed and manufactured by WR Systems, a renowned provider of advanced technology solutions. Designed to meet the precise navigation requirements of naval vessels, aircraft, and ground vehicles, the AN/WSN-7 system represents a significant advancement in navigation technology. Development
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United States Special Operations Command
The United States Special Operations Command, also known as USSOCOM or SOCOM, is the unified combatant command charged with overseeing the various special operations component commands of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force of the United States Armed Forces. The command is part of the Department of Defense
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AN/ZSQ-2
The AN/ZSQ-2 is a naval fire control system developed and utilized by the United States Navy for directing naval gunnery and missile systems. As a critical component of shipboard weapon systems, the AN/ZSQ-2 plays a pivotal role in enhancing the accuracy and effectiveness of naval engagements. Overview The AN/ZSQ-2 fire
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