_Originally designed for air-to-air combat only, the F-14
Tomcat has been upgraded with the LANTIRN system to enable it to detect
and track targets and deliver precision munitions. The LANTIRN system
is operated from the back-seat by the Radar Intercept Officer using a
custom hand control unit.
Interactive, acting as a subcontractor to Orion Networking Inc., was the
primary software developer for the LANTIRN Desk Top Trainer (LDTT). The
LDTT runs on a standard PC and simulates the majority of the actual
LANTIRN functions while also providing a basic flight simulator for the
A sample image showing the simulated infra-red view from the Tomcat's LANTIRN camera.
Visible light rendering for the LDTT's out-the-window view. The LDTT software provides seamless flight across large areas with up to 120 mile visibility.