Lockheed's Advanced EOTS Offers Crystal Clear Resolution

It could provide more than $1 billion in life cycle cost savings for users.

Shows the capabilities captured by EOTS (left) and Advanced EOTS (right).
Shows the capabilities captured by EOTS (left) and Advanced EOTS (right).
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Lockheed Martin  has continued development of its Advanced Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS), which offers crystal clear resolution and multi-spectral range for the F-35 Lightning II.

According to the company, the Advanced EOTS includes a larger aperture and provides pilots with multi-spectral sensing options, such as high-resolution Mid-Wave IR, Short-Wave IR and Near IR.

Using the same volume and weight, Advanced EOTS can integrate into the F-35 Lightning II with a plug-and-play feature.

Additionally, because of increased reliability and reduced costs per operating hour, Advanced EOTS is expected to provide more than $1 billion in life cycle cost savings for users.

Lockheed Martin is prepared to integrate Advanced EOTS on the F-35 should customers require the upgrade as part of F-35 follow on modernization.

Advanced EOTS was funded through internal investment and was vetted through Operational Analysis against the most demanding F-35 missions. It provides enhanced performance for both air-to-air and air-to ground day and night missions.

With Advanced EOTS, customers get significantly expanded capabilities, greatly increased performance, higher reliability and sizable sustainment savings.

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