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What does IRDS stand for?

IRDS stands for Infrared Detection Set

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Equipped with India-unique operational equipment, including an infrared detection set (IDS), the aircraft for the first time will provide the IAF an ability to conduct precision low-level flying operations, airdrops and landings in blackout conditions.
Power Plant: Four Allison T56-A-15 turboprop engines Thrust: 4,910 shaft horsepower each engine Length: 97 feet, 9 inches Height: 38 feet, 6 inches Wingspan: 132 feet, 7 inches Speed: 300 mph Range: Approximately 1,300 nautical miles Ceiling: 33,000 feet Maximum Takeoff Weight: 155,000 pounds Ranger: 2,700 nautical miles Ceiling: 25,000 feet Maximum Take off Weight: 155,000 pounds Armament: AC-130H/U: 40mm cannon and 105mm cannon; AC-130U: 25mm gun warfare officer and eight enlisted (flight engineer, TV operator, infrared detection set operator, loadmaster, four aerial gunners) Deployment Date: AC-130H, 1972 Unit Cost: AC-130H, $132.