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CETCS builds the mission avionics for a family of light surveillance planes using the Diamond DA42, the CSA-003 Scout is the ELINT variant. It has electronic signal gathering pods, processing systems, satellite uplinks and options for a nose-mounted infrared/EO camera turret.
Electronic intelligence pods, such as these seen on the J-16 D, intercept enemy electronic signals like radar transmissions, for processing either with the aircraft's computer, or to other networked assets, to better understand and fight hostile electronic activity.