Structural Investigation of the F-14 TARPS CD Pod
Structural test/analysis rept.
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIV PATUXENT RIVER MD
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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.
- Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft
- Military Intelligence