Navy funds Bodkin Design to develop light source for nighttime reconnaissance

Bodkin Design & Engineering LLC in Newton, Mass., won a $1.5 million U.S. Navy research contract to develop a power-efficient illuminator for nighttime operations of the Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) system.

Oct 24th, 2017

Bodkin Design & Engineering LLC in Newton, Mass., won a $1.5 million U.S. Navy research contract to develop a power-efficient illuminator for nighttime operations of the Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) system. The COBRA multispectral illuminator will provide broadband light with sufficient electro-optical illumination for the COBRA camera to operate under all light conditions. The COBRA airborne payload is carried on the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft.

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