Infrared IRST Pod Reaches IOC On USAF F-15Cs

An F-15C Eagle from the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron on the ramp prior to launching an AIM-9X missile using the Legion Pod, seen on the aircraft’s belly.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
A new infrared search and track (IRST) pod for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15C fleet has reached initial operating capability, the service announced Feb. 9. The Lockheed Martin-produced Legion Pod reached the milestone on Jan. 21 following test and evaluation on Boeing Eagles at Eglin AFB, Florida, and...

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