The two underwing
pods used on the A330 MRTT carry 96.
In its baseline form, Vigilant Watch would replace the standard port underwing
tank with a pod carrying a 51-cm EO/IR sensor ball and containing 3174 kg of fuel, and introduce a ro-ro operator station and additional communications equipment.
The initial A330 MRTT for the Royal Australian Air Force is well along in the outfitting of its mission equipment, which will include the centerline ARBS, underwing
refueling pods, and an electronic warfare self-protection suite to counter surface-to-air missiles.
pylons enable the Texan II to carry podded guns (the aircraft carries no internal weapon), rockets, free-fall and smart bombs.
a fact reinforced later when I came across a superb red underwing
moth attracted to sunken ceiling light in the local Indian take away -- this big moth made waiting for the jalfrezi a lot more interesting, although eyebrows were raised when I tried to get up on the counter for a closer look.
The ruling would require inspections of the side load underwing
fitting bushings to check for broken sealant or bushing migration and corrective action where necessary.
The aircraft's high altitude capability and smooth, unobstructed underwing
design provides a clear, deep reconnaissance capability for mission sensors.
The Sierra Nevada Gorgon Stare Waas (Wide-Area Airborne Surveillance) system was introduced in Afghanistan at the end of 2010 in the form of two underwing
pods on an MQ-9.
Whittaker will use an existing underwing
mounted pod to harbor three different versions of jammers and radar simulators covering a wide radio frequency spectrum.
The Cobham 905E underwing
pod, as recently cleared for the Airbus Military A330-200 MRTT (Multi-Role Tanker-Transport) has been chosen for Australia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Britain.
Large yellow underwing
, cinnabar and latticed heath, three attractive day-time flying moths, have also been seen here and at the Baltic Fleet in June.
The T-20 was fitted with a retractable Cloud Cap T2 sensor to forward live videos with attached satnav data and infrared images to its operators, while its underwing
pods released smoke markers.
Thus, not only does it carry Sagem's latest gimballed payload--the Euroflir 410--with onboard image processing, a Ku-band line-of-sight datalink and inertial and satellite navigation as well as a satcom datalink, but it is also able to carry an underwing
pod-mounted synthetic aperture radar (Sar) from OHB, in actual fact, it can take almost anything up to the 250-kg limit of its payload capacity, which includes electronic support measures and so forth.
2-tonne C-295, which has six underwing
hard-points and the longest cabin in its class.
This boom may be fitted with a short hose-and-drogue unit to refuel US Navy and Marine Corps (and Allied) aircraft, but many KC135s now have two 1900 kg/min Sargent-Fletcher underwing
pods for this role.