Northrop Grumman Receives $116 Million Award to Upgrade US Air Force, US Marine Corps LITENING Advanced Targeting Systems
Under the terms of the existing indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract,
The AN/AAQ-28(V) LITENING pod is a self-contained, multisensor system that enables pilots to detect, acquire, auto-track and identify targets for highly accurate delivery of both conventional and precision-guided weapons.
"Making pioneering technology affordable for our customers has always been a priority for LITENING and sustainability is an important part of that," said
The LITENING Advanced Targeting Pod delivers the latest advancements in sensor, laser imaging and data link technology. LITENING's technologies include high definition video, 1K forward-looking infrared and charge-coupled device sensors, short wave infrared laser imaging, color symbology, tracker improvements and enhanced zoom. These advancements deliver more accurate target identification and location at longer ranges than previous generations of LITENING targeting pod systems while reducing pilot workload. More than 700 LITENING pods have been delivered to date to the
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