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Software Patch Being Tested For F-35 Multiship Attack

Aviation Week // March 17, 2015

So-called fusion is a hallmark selling point for the stealthy, single-engine F-35. Prime contractor Lockheed Martin and officials from the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) claim that data collected through the aircraft’s electro-optical targeting system, radio-frequency electronic warfare system and advanced electronically scanned array radar will be blended for the pilot in a single display by onboard software an in unprecedented manner. The result is expected to be a reduced pilot workload and improved awareness of the battlespace, including threats as well as objects that should not be targeted. 

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