Navy's F/A-18 Block II infrared sensor IOT&E pushed into 2023

By Audrey Decker / January 27, 2022 at 2:38 PM
Operational testing of the Navy's newest version of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet infrared sensor has been delayed until "at least" the second quarter of fiscal year 2023 due to hardware and software delays, according to a new report from the Pentagon's top weapons tester released today. Initial operational test and evaluation of the Infrared Search and Track Block II was originally planned for the first quarter of FY-21, according to the office of director of operational test and evaluation’s annual...

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