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Research Topics => Avionics => Topic started by: Harrier on March 21, 2007, 08:39:08 am

Title: UK Nightbird programme and TIARA
Post by: Harrier on March 21, 2007, 08:39:08 am
Does anyone have any info on the UK's Nightbird programme beyond the features in Jane's Avionics etc.?

There was a two-seat Harrier which tested the GEC TICM II FLIR/HUD/NVG combination that has appeared in some old Flight articles etc., but does anyone have pics of the Buccaneer used in the trials? This is reported to have used a system that was different from TIALD in having a nav/ident FLIR (i.e. 1:1 plus mag, rather than low mag/hi mag for TIALD) plus a CO2 laser for ranging rather than designation.

Also, any info on the FIRSTSIGHT IRST installed in the TIARA Tornado?
Title: Re: UK Nightbird programme and TIARA
Post by: Mr London 24/7 on May 17, 2018, 12:40:41 am
FWIW:

https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,30272.msg329425.html#msg329425