Accession Number:

ADA359550

Title:

Structural Investigation of the F-14 TARPS CD Pod

Descriptive Note:

Structural test/analysis rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIV PATUXENT RIVER MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-01-07

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of a structural evaluation of the Tactical Air Reconnaissance Pod System TARPS completely digital CD pod for demonstration flights on the F-14 aircraft. Based upon evaluation presented in this report, it is recommended the TARPS CD pod be authorized for flight test to the current F-14 NATOPS limits when configured with a standard TARPS pod, including carrier suitability operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft
  • Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE