Thursday, July 31, 2008
Portugal to Deploy Northrop Grumman Pod
The Portuguese air force selected Northrop Grumman's Litening Advanced Targeting (AT) system for its F-16 Advanced Targeting Pod upgrade program. Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman will deliver 12 targeting pods and spares to the Portuguese air force beginning this year, with final deliveries in 2009. To date, more than 550 Litening targeting pods have been ordered by the U.S. Air Force and allied nations.