The RRAMNS system integrates ground-probing radar, metal detection and forward-looking infrared
imaging with a mine-protected vehicle, said Tom McNiff, a company spokesman.
Botswana Police Service Air Support Branch acquired an initial three AS350 B3s and these were upgraded for night operations with a forward-looking infrared
camera and modified pilots instrument panel and observer s console that were night vision goggle compatible.
A Strike Fighter Squadron 82 F/A-18C Hornet sustained Class A damage when the forward-looking infrared
pod separated from the aircraft during flight over the Atlantic Ocean on 28 May.
The Mi-24PN has the Raduga-Sh TV station with a Zarevo forward-looking infrared
(FLIR) sensor mounted centrally under the nose, as well as an intertial-navigation/GPS system.
An additional field of view allows image blending with the M-TADS forward-looking infrared
, and enables pilots to see civilian and military lighting on a single display more clearly.
When intelligence was received about possible terrorist activities on one of these vessels, an SH-60B launched from Port Royal and localized the vessel using live forward-looking infrared
sensor (FLIR) video.
It features a forward-looking infrared
(FLIR) thermal sight, an eye-safe laser rangefinder, a digital ballistic computer, and an improved turret-stabilization system.
The aircraft will also be equipped for day/night operations, have high-definition, forward-looking infrared
radar and a four-axis autopilot, said Eurocopter.
The AT pod features advanced image processing for target identification and coordinate generation; forward-looking infrared
sensor; charge-coupled device television sensors; laser spot tracker/range finder; infrared laser marker; and an infrared laser designator.
Key systems included in the SH-2G(A) are the Telephonics (Farmingdale, NY) AN/APS-143B(V)3 radar with an inverse synthetic-aperture-radar capability, the Raytheon (Lexington, MA) AN/AAQ-27 forward-looking infrared
sensor, and the Elisra (Bene Beraq, Israel) AES-210 electronic-support-measures system