Military Photo: Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures System Pod

Posted: 03/01/2011

James Shilling, Raymond Berhalter and Lt. Col. Randall Sealy look at a Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures pod attached to a KC-135 Stratotanker on the flightline March 1, 2011, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The pod is a laser-based countermeasures system designed to detect and employ countermeasures against infrared-guided surface-to-air missiles. Mr. Shilling is the LAIRCM system manager for Northrop-Grumman in Chicago, Mr. Berhalter is the program manager at the KC-135 System Program Office at Tinker AFB, Okla., and Colonel Sealy is the tanker test manager and chief of the Air Mobility Command Aircraft Test Management Branch. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Master Sgt. Scott T. Sturkol)

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