Lockeed’s Sniper, Tiger Eyes & IRST to Equip Singapore’s F-15SGsApr 24, 2006 12:00 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
Lockheed Martin has been selected by The Boeing Company as the preferred supplier of advanced electro-optical sensor suites for the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) F-15SG Strike Eagles. The five-year, fixed-price contract will include the sensor suites, spares, training, technical publications and complete logistics support. Deliveries will begin the second quarter of 2007, and the value of the contract award is undisclosed.
The advanced electro-optical sensor suite features a high-resolution, mid-wave, third-generation FLIR; a dual-mode laser; a charge-coupled device television; a laser spot tracker; a laser marker; a terrain following radar; and an IRST system. In more specific terms, the sensor suite includes Sniper/Pantera Advanced Targeting Pods, Tiger Eyes forward-looking infrared systems for targeting and navigation, and an Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system for passive air-to-air detection.