Poland Selects Lockheed's Sniper Targeting Pods for its FA-50 Fighter Jets

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  • 10:44 AM, May 11, 2023
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Poland Selects Lockheed's Sniper Targeting Pods for its FA-50 Fighter Jets
Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod

Poland has received a U.S. Greenlight to buy Lockheed Martin-made Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods for its South Korea-sourced FA-50 light fighter-trainer aircraft.
and related equipment for an estimated cost of $124.7 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.
The U.S. Defense & Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) on Tuesday approved a request from Poland to buy 34 AN/AAQ-33 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) with Shipping Containers. The estimated total cost is $124.7 million.
The proposed sale will improve the tactical effectiveness of the FA-50 fighter aircraft that Poland is buying from the Republic of Korea by enhancing its abilities to identify targets, track, and engage from a standoff distance; it will also increase interoperability with U.S. and NATO forces, a DSCA statement said.

Poland Selects Lockheed's Sniper Targeting Pods for its FA-50 Fighter Jets
FA-50 fighter-trainer aircraft
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