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  1. Navy orders electro-optic sensor systems for shipboard command and control

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    Mon, 11 Sep 2006

    PORTLAND, Ore., 11 Sept. 2006. FLIR Systems Inc. in Portland, Ore., will supply the U.S. Navy with long-range multisensor imaging systems based on the company's forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensor technology under terms of a $12.9 million order.

  2. DARPA surveys industry for mature unmanned sensor payloads to detect and classify surface vessels

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    ARLINGTON, Va., 30 March 2015. U.S. military researchers are surveying industry to find mature electro - optic sensor payload and signal-processing technologies that can help unmanned surface vessels (USVs) detect and classify

  1. Army scientists ask industry for camouflage fabrics that hide soldiers from electro-optical sensors

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    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    ways to help infantry and Special Forces warfighters on the ground avoid potentially hostile surveillance that involves electro - optical sensors . Army researchers are beginning the process of developing and applying SWIR signature-reducing technologies to several

  2. Northrop Grumman gets ready to install two-color electro-optical sensors P-8A missile-defense system

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    flames. Infrared sensors, on the other hand, can have difficulty in high-clutter backgrounds. Using two separate electro - optical sensors in the same system helps measure the contrast between missile plume and background to extend the system's detection

  3. Not your grandfather's submarine periscope

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    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

    Navy's most advanced submarines today, these optical devices are called photonics masts . They have a variety of electro - optical sensors like visible-light and shortwave infrared sensors, as well as low-light cameras that feed imagery through strands

  4. Marine Corps AV-8B jump jet avionics mission computers to receive next-gen Ethernet capability

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    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    looking to Ethernet to expand the computer networking bandwidth aboard the AV-8B to accommodate modern advanced RF and electro - optical sensors , as well as advanced digital signal processing. Two years ago Navy experts asked General Dynamics to upgrade the Marine

  5. Navy providing new photonics sensor masts to improve attack submarine stealth ans survivability

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    Mon, 6 Apr 2015

    traditional submarine periscope aboard Navy Virginia-class attack submarines. The photonics mast uses a variety of electro - optical sensors , and does not penetrate the submarine hull like a traditional periscope does. Photonics mast sensors connect to the

  6. DARPA pushes ahead with 3-D electro-optical sensors for target identification and tracking

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    Sun, 10 Mar 2013

    researchers will brief industry this week on an advanced initiative to develop fundamentally new avionics and vetronics 3-D electro - optical sensors for target identification and tracking . Scientists at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA

  7. Systems to upgrade shipboard machine guns with electro-optical sensors and laser range finders

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    Fri, 1 Apr 2011

    38 shipboard, 25-millimeter machine guns with remote-control capability, two-axis stabilization, day/night electro - optical sensors , and an eye-safe laser range finder. BAE will provide as many as 150 MK 38 Mod 2 machine gun system ordnance alteration

  8. Navy to upgrade 25-millimeter shipboard machine guns with electro-optical sensors and laser range finders

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    Fri, 4 Mar 2011

    shipboard 25-millimeter machine guns with remote-control capability, two-axis stabilization, on-mount day/night electro - optical sensors , and eye-safe laser range finder . BAE Land and Armaments will provide as many as 150 MK 38 Mod 2 machine gun system