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M-TADS/PNVS 1,000,000 Flight Hours Celebration

On August 8, the U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin celebrated 1,000,000 flight hours for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) system at a ceremony held at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control facility in Orlando, Florida.

The M-TADS/PNVS system is the advanced electro-optical fire control system that AH-64D/E Apache helicopter pilots use for targeting and pilotage in day, night and/or adverse-weather missions.

Fielded in 2005, M-TADS/PNVS became a game-changer for U.S. Forces by providing Apache pilots with greater clarity and definition to detect targets and increase situational awareness for ground troops outside the detection range of enemy forces.

Lockheed Martin is dedicated to keeping M-TADS/PNVS mission-ready and has field service representatives deployed with the U.S. Army to ensure system reliability and maintainability. As part of Team Apache, Lockheed Martin has delivered more than 1,200 M-TADS/PNVS systems to the U.S. Army and 12 international customers.

Posted on August 12, 2013