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Lockheed to Install, Sustain F-16 Targeting Pods for Romania, Thailand

Lockheed to Install, Sustain F-16 Targeting Pods for Romania, Thailand - top government contractors - best government contracting event

F16FleetLockheed Martin has landed two contracts to produce and integrate Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods onto F-16 fighter planes operated by Romania’s and Thailand’s air forces.

The company said Monday it will also perform initial sustainment work on F-16 ATPs for the two international military agencies.

The Sniper works to identify and track small tactical targets at extended ranges as well as operate with laser- and GPS-guided weapon systems, according to Lockheed.

Lockheed designed the technology to aid precision targeting, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations on F-15, F-16, F-18, A-10, B-1 and B-52 aircraft platforms.

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