ELECTRO-OPTICS

Visible-light cameras, infrared (IR) sensors, lasers, lenses, and other optical technologies

Should some smart munitions be classified as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)?

Should some smart munitions be classified as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)?

March 24, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 24 March 2015. We live in an era of dizzying technological sophistication. It seems that everything electronic has some sort of "intelligence," from autonomous flying drones to late-model kitchen appliances.

Army orders 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones for division aviation support

Army orders 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones for division aviation support

March 19, 2015

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 19 March 2015. U.S. Army aviation experts are ordering 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones under terms of a $132.7 million contract announced this week to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. in Poway, Calif.

Marine Corps settles on Kollsman to build as many as 1,500 new handheld laser rangefinders

Marine Corps settles on Kollsman to build as many as 1,500 new handheld laser rangefinders

March 13, 2015

QUANTICO, Va., 13 March 2015. U.S. Marine Corps electro-optics experts are asking Kollsman Inc. in Merrimack, N.H., to build as many as 1,500 handheld tactical laser rangefinders small enough for individual Marine infantrymen to carry under terms of a $73.4 million contract announced Thursday.

Laser weapons: things just keep getting better and better

Laser weapons: things just keep getting better and better

March 10, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 10 March 2015. Laser weapons, they're just around the corner, right? We've been hearing that now for years; it's like so many other things -- always just two years away.

High-energy laser with 30 kilowatts of power shown to kill light truck in seconds from a mile away

High-energy laser with 30 kilowatts of power shown to kill light truck in seconds from a mile away

March 10, 2015

BETHESDA, Md., 10 March 2015. 2015 High-energy laser experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are moving laser weapons technology forward with a recent test that used a 30-kilowatt fiber laser to burn through the engine manifold of a small truck in a matter of seconds from more than a mile away.

L-3 Warrior Systems to upgrade Special Forces night-vision equipment with new image-intensifier tubes

L-3 Warrior Systems to upgrade Special Forces night-vision equipment with new image-intensifier tubes

March 5, 2015

CRANE, Ind., 5 March 2015. U.S. Navy night-vision experts will upgrade the AN/PVS-15 series of night-vision goggles and AN/PVS-18 series of night-vision monoculars to make them suitable for covert special forces operations.

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

March 3, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 3 March 2015. What's going on in the Arctic? Rising political tensions between East and West are giving rise to a new generation of rugged Arctic surveillance sensor technologies that are designed to detect and track aircraft, surface ships, submarines, and even cold-weather warfighters on foot.

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