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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems to Continue Supporting USAF DCGS

September 20, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will continue its mission to deliver global field service, sustainment and on-site expertise in support to Raytheon Corporation for their recent award to operate the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS). UTC Aerospace Systems' Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance...Read More

Vision Systems

Vacuum ISO100 Viewports, Exotic

September 16, 2016

McPherson offers a range of vacuum viewports. Viewports of select materials can be scintillator coated for alignment and detection applications too. High-vacuum compatible ISO NW100 viewports with 63mm clear aperture windows are available with GLASS, ultraviolet-grade fused silica, and/or calcium fluoride windows. Magnesium fluoride is available in smaller 37mm c.a. window sizes. Designed...Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

HERMES 450 Soars during the North Dakota UAS Field Day

August 24, 2016

Elbit System of America holds an informative gathering to highlight the flights of the large scale Unmanned Aircraft System over North Dakota for precision agriculture and electric distribution infrastructure damage assessment. FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd, along with its local partners, hosted an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) field day...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Vision Systems

Raytheon Awarded US Navy Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar Contract

August 24, 2016

TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $92,069,954 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and manufacturing development of the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar. EASR will consist of two configuration variants: Variant 1, a rotating phased array; and Variant 2, a three-face fixed-phased array. Raytheon will build, integrate and test an EASR...Read More

Vision Systems

Little Known Optex Systems, the Dominant Player in U.S. Periscope Market, Sets its Sights on International and Consumer Markets

August 9, 2016

RICHARDSON, TX - When it comes to U.S. defense companies, majors like $45 billion General Dynamics typically spring to mind, but there are many actors on the stage. For instance, the U.S. periscopes and vision block market is valued between $8 million and $10 million and little-known Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPXS) controls about 75 percent of that market. Worldwide, Optex has grown...Read More

Vision Systems

Septentrio Offers Enhanced Georeferencing Solutions for Drone Aerial Surveys

June 29, 2016

TORRANCE, Calif. – Septentrio is featuring its enhanced suite of drone survey tools for GIS professionals at the 2016 Esri User Conference in San Diego this week. “Aerial surveys by unmanned aircraft are increasingly becoming the technique of choice over ground-based data collection for many GIS applications,” said Neil Vancans, vice president of Septentrio Americas. “Our GNSS...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

SHOTOVER Brings its Industry Leading SHOTOVER F1 Gyro-Stabilized Camera Platform and SHOTOVER U1 Drone to HAI HELI-EXPO

February 29, 2016

Visit Booth 3617 to Learn Why SHOTOVER Has Become the Go-To System for the Broadcast, Motion Pictures, Law Enforcement and Industrial Survey Markets; Recent Buyers Include Cinemoves, CoyotAir, Beijing RichSoul and Team5 Aerial Systems LOS ANGELES– HAI Booth Number: 3617 - SHOTOVER, the maker of high performance stabilization platforms, announced today its upcoming participation at HAI...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Tactical Airborne Gimbal System uses MWIR imaging system.

April 17, 2015

Measuring 17.5 in. across and weighing 100 lb with sensor payload, TAGS is based on carbon fiber, 4-axis gimbal design with fiber optic gyroscope stabilization. Controller offers geo-pointing and metadata output, and feedback is provided on low-latency binary interface. Featuring high-definition, continuous-zoom, midwave infrared imaging system with visible camera and laser, TAGS is suited for ISR missions that require demanding stabilization and pointing characteristics. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Lockheed Martin Extends Aerostat Mission by Providing Airborne Surveillance for U.S. Border Protection

October 28, 2014

WASHINGTON - Working with the Army, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is providing operational support for a Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) aerostat system that is being evaluated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the Southern border of the United States. Currently protecting coalition forces overseas, the U.S. Army uses PTDS to help...Read More

Software, Vision Systems

Intelligence Software scans aerial and satellite images.

October 14, 2014

Designed for operational Geospatial Intelligence and airborne ISR missions and applications, Visual Profiler detects and profiles targets from aerial/satellite images in real-time. Visual search engine provides unlimited target-object definition and profiling flexibility, including vehicles, specific vehicle types, infrastructure, and foundations. Interactive user feedback mechanism continuously improves level of precision and enables adaptability to new user needs. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

BSF Swissphoto Deploys Trimble's Aerial Imaging System

April 1, 2014

SUNNYVALE, Calif.— Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that BSF Swissphoto has deployed the Trimble AX60 airborne LIDAR system for aerial imaging in its fixed wing aircrafts and helicopters. BSF Swissphoto will use the system as part of its geodata services portfolio for various wide area and corridor mapping applications. "After evaluating a variety of airborne LIDAR systems, we...Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Northrop Grumman Air Claw(TM) Receives Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificate

October 9, 2013

HERNDON, Va.— The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Air Claw™ a multiuse Supplemental Type Certificate (STC). The STC provides Air Claw™ customers with an FAA-certified airborne surveillance and reconnaissance capability. Air Claw™ is based on the rugged Quest KODIAK 100, which is a short take off and landing aircraft. The...Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Insitu to Demonstrate ICOMC2 at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2013 Event

August 19, 2013

BINGEN, Wash. - Insitu announced today that it will demonstrate the Insitu Common Open-mission Management Command and Control (ICOMC2) ground control station at the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned event, Aug. 12-15 in Washington, D.C. ICOMC2 is designed for expeditionary use and lets one operator manage multiple unmanned vehicles. Its open-architecture...Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

HoodTech Vision's New Capability - Dual-Payload Flights on a Single Aircraft

August 19, 2013

- Two, independently operated, 4-axis gyro-stabilized imaging systems on a single aircraft HOOD RIVER, Ore. -- HoodTech Vision (www.hoodtechvision.com), leading manufacturer of low size, weight, and power (low SWaP) stabilized imaging systems for small manned and unmanned systems, announces the new capability to provide simultaneous, independent...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Services, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Northrop Grumman Highlights E-2D Advanced Hawkeye at LIMA 2013, Malaysia

April 3, 2013

LONDON - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its industry-leading global capabilities in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), by introducing the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to the Malaysian market at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition. LIMA 2013 will be held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi Island, Malaysia,...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Northrop Grumman Focuses on Global ISR Capabilities at Aero India 2013

February 8, 2013

LONDON- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its industry-leading range of capabilities in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) including airborne early warning and control systems for maritime reconnaissance and unmanned aerial vehicles, at the Aero India 2013 exhibition and air show. Aero India, organised by the Defence Exhibition Organisation, takes place at...Read More

Services, Vision Systems

Aerial Imaging System offers In-FlightOrtho map production.

October 15, 2012

Medium-format, directly geo-referenced Digital Sensor System (DSS) 500 is capable of producing full-resolution, ortho-rectified imagery in real-time with In-FlightOrtho™ technology. Using hardware and software, this mapping-grade solution for orthophoto and vertical mapping applications can specifically produce color orthophotos, stereo photos, and mosaics. Multiple camera options are available, and platform can be customized to meet various needs. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Northrop Grumman Highlights International Capabilities in Unmanned Aircraft Systems at ILA Berlin Air Show 2012

September 10, 2012

BERLIN - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is participating in the ILA Berlin Air Show, where it will highlight its industry-leading intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities with the EURO HAWK and NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) platforms, both of which are international derivatives of the RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) unmanned...Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Gray Eagle UAS Achieves 10,000 Automated Takeoffs and Landings

July 31, 2012

ATLS Reduces Workload and Streamlines Training for U.S. Army Operators SAN DIEGO - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced that its Gray Eagle UAS has reached a record 10,000 successful automatic launch and recoveries with the Automatic...Read More

Services, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

National Technical Systems to Showcase Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Payload POD at AUVSI North America Conference

July 23, 2012

Expanding Presence in Rapidly Expanding UAV Market CALABASAS, Calif., - National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, announced today that it will showcase its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Payload POD at the upcoming Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) North America conference from August 6-9 at the...Read More