AC130U Gunship targeting system deliveries completed by Lockheed Martin
ORLANDO, Fla., 16 2011. Officials at Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] provided the final AN/AAQ-39 targeting system to officials of the U.S. Air Force. Air Force Special Operations Command AC-130U Gunships are the primary users of the Q-39 systems. The system improves on the Gunship Multispectral Sensor System (GMS2) by featuring a new solid-state, three-color laser designator and software enhancements for improving system performance and reliability. It shares a large-aperture, midwave infrared sensor, two image-intensified television cameras and a near-infrared laser pointer with the GMS2.