Watch An F-15 Sniper Wipe Out An ISIS Compound Through The Plane's 'Advanced Targeting Pod'

Several US and foreign attack planes, including the B-1B “Lancer” and the
F-15E Strike Eagle, are equipped with the Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP).

The pod has a laser designator used for laser-guided bombs, and a forward-looking infra-red and CCD TV camera used for identification of airborne and ground targets, along with tracking, navigation, and guidance.

Although some videos recorded through the Sniper ATP are available online, here’s one released by the Pentagon showing an attack on an ISIL Compound near Kobani, Syria.

The display in the ATP footage also includes a lot of symbols that we currently know little about — a result of the so-called “sensor fusion,” the combination of sensory data derived from the plane and other assets’ data sources.

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