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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

QinetiQ North America Teams with VeriTainer Corporation to Bring Radiation Scanning to the World's Ports

QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today that it has teamed with VeriTainer Corporation to provide its radiation scanning solution to ports around the globe. VeriTainer Corp, based in Fremont, CA, has developed the VeriSpreader(TM), a crane-mounted device that scans containers in real time for dangerous radiation as they are being loaded and discharged from container ships, therein achieving...

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Test & Measurement

QinetiQ Successfully Demonstrates "Day Night All Environment" Visibility Solution for Helicopter Pilots

Sea King Mk IV-X used by QinetiQ during HawkOwl trial Helicopters can now be flown and landed in poor visibility conditions QinetiQ has developed and successfully flight trialled a Day Night All Environment (DNAE) visibility solution that provides helicopter pilots with alternative, complementary sources of imaging information, enabling them to fly safely in low light or adverse weather...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

QinetiQ's Tarsier Runway Debris Detection System Evaluated by the FAA at TF Green Airport

TF Green Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island, is the first commercial airport in the United States to install and operate the latest Tarsier Foreign Object Debris (FOD) technology. Developed by QinetiQ, an international defence and security technology company, Tarsier is a 24-hour runway debris detection system. The system is currently being tested and evaluated at TF Green Airport on behalf of the...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

QinetiQ and Ricardo to Demonstrate Low Cost, High Performance Battery Technology for Hybrid Vehicles

07 November 07 The baseline Efficient-C vehicle unveiled in 2006 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology shows significant promise for hybrid and electric vehicle applications in terms of its comparatively high power and energy density, and ability to retain charge for extended periods. However, commercial challenges remain in terms of both cost and weight. QinetiQ and Ricardo have embarked on a...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

QinetiQ Delivers a Robotic Solution for Fires Involving Acetylene Cylinders

QinetiQ fire robots in action Commuter disruption caused by fires that are close to railway tracks and involving Acetylene cylinders could be minimised if the current six month trial using remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) continues to prove successful. Network Rail, working with the London Fire Brigade (LFB), has commissioned QinetiQ, the international defence and security technology company, to...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

QinetiQ Delivers Suite of Advanced Signal Processing Algorithms for ARTISAN 3D

11 September 07 A suite of QinetiQ's advanced signal processing algorithms for improved target detection, has been included and trialled in the (Advanced Radar Target Indication, Situational Awareness and Navigation) ARTISAN 3D medium range radar demonstrator at BAE Systems at Cowes. This is part of the ongoing joint activities to demonstrate and potentially supply a new Naval Medium Range Radar...

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Robotics

QinetiQ Establishes Service and Support Centre for Talon Robots in Australia

22 October 07 QinetiQ, a leading international defence and security technology business, has unveiled plans to establish a service and support centre for its Talon(TM) robots in Sydney, Australia in conjunction with its in-country representative, Pacific Security and Environmental Solutions (PSES) Pty. QinetiQ's Talon robots are manufactured in North America and are being sold in ever increasing...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Robot features interchangeable weapon and manipulator arm.

MAARS(TM) (Modular Advanced Armed Robotic System) features chassis with uni-body frame that provides battery and electronics accessibility and utilizes M240B Medium Machine Gun. Manipulator arm has nominal 100 lb lift capacity and can replace turret-mounted weapon, transforming robot from weapons platform to Improvised Explosive Device (IED) identification and neutralization tool. System weighs...

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