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Belgian F-16 Fighter Jet Spotted Over Iraq With Unique Missile Warning System (Photos)

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Belgian F-16 Fighter Jet Spotted Over Iraq With Unique Missile Warning System (Photos)

The Photo Service of the Royal Danish Air Force.

An F-16 fighter jet of the Belgian Air Component has been spotted with the unique AN / AAR-60 (V) 2 Missile Launch Detection System (MILDS) F warning system.

The US Air Force released photos of the fighter jet as it was refueling from one of its KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq on September 22.

The MILDS F missile warning system, which was developed by Germany’s Hensoldt, uses passive imaging sensors to detect the ultraviolet radiation signature of approaching missiles. The sensors are connected to a countermeasure signal processor which allows for spherical coverage and rapid reaction.

The system was integrated into Terma’s weapon Pylon Integrated Dispensing System (PIDS+), which also hosts two flare and chaff dispensers. In the US Air Force photos, the Belgian F-16 was carrying guided JDAM bombs right under the pylon hosting the MILDS F system.

The MILDS F is meant to improve fighter jets’ protection against anti-aircraft missiles such as shoulder-fired infrared-guided missiles which cannot be detected easily by existing warning systems.

Hensoldt exported the unique missile warning system to Belgium under a contract signed in 2018. The system was before supplied to Denmark, Norway and the Netherlands.

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The f16, the most crashed, “scrapped” fight aircraft in modern aviation history.

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Russia is a joke

Mig 29 crashes even more. JUNK!

Z

Fool, you are a joke with JUNK instead of brain. Americans are laughing stock of the world, they have to beg German for technical help, they literally can’t do anything without German, Japanese, Israeli, or even Russian and Chinese tech (they need Russian help to go to space and they import military drones from China lol). They spent their budget on gay parties…

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Corrupt shithole of Ukropisstan

Only Ukrainian ones because you trolls are using potatoes as replacement parts ..

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Potatoes on a good day, otherwise weeds and wild grass hold the aircraft together. 👍

Richard

Great

Putin the poodle

mig-29 number 1 pilot killer

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