UAV sensor equipment has developed rapidly in vari

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UAV sensor equipment in various countries is developing rapidly

the troops of various countries have higher and higher requirements for continuous monitoring of UAVs, resulting in the rapid development of new UAV sensor equipment, which is more and more advanced and more complex

enhanced tactical reconnaissance and anti shadowing radar of the U.S. Army

in October 2010, Lockheed Martin's enhanced tactical reconnaissance and anti shadowing radar (tracer) was installed on the MQ-9 predator B UAV and conducted its first flight test. This is also the first time that the penetrating radar has been tested on a fixed wing UAV in the U.S. Army's long-range search and masking radar capability program. The shelter includes camouflage, dense plants, building materials and weaving. Dual band synthetic aperture radar can detect vehicles, buildings and other man-made targets hidden or sheltered under these shelters, and has the ability of ground penetration

the technical basis of enhanced tactical reconnaissance and anti shadowing radar is the former vegetation penetration system (fopen), which combines the vegetation penetration system with dual band synthetic aperture radar to provide high-resolution images to ground forces in different ways day and night under various climatic conditions. The vegetation penetration system was originally installed on the C-12 manned fixed wing aircraft, but the U.S. Army needs to provide more persistent surveillance than the C-12, which led to the development of enhanced tactical reconnaissance and anti shadowing radar. The enhanced tactical reconnaissance and anti shadowing radar installed on MQ-9 and other long-range UAVs can cover a wider range, collect more data, better support the combat operations of the troops, and provide the ground commanders with information that traditional optical sensors cannot provide

according to Lockheed Martin, the enhanced tactical reconnaissance and anti shadowing radar enables the U.S. Army to monitor a large area on the tactical platform and transmit surveillance information in real time. The dual band working capability of the radar provides target detection under various terrain and shelter conditions, and combines with the data link technology of on-board processing to transmit the processing results to the ground station in real time. The complete system includes a portable ground station for scheduling, collecting and supporting tasks and utilizing images. Lockheed Martin is fine-tuning the resolution of the enhanced tactical reconnaissance and anti shadowing radar to match the predator B UAV. Previously, UHF images have been successfully acquired, and the VHF image acquisition capability will be verified in the next few months, and then the ground moving target indicator (GMTI) will be added

airborne wide range surveillance sensor system

the enhanced tactical reconnaissance and anti shadowing radar plan shows that the army needs more advanced sensor systems to equip UAVs. Forced by the pressure to provide new equipment in a short time, some fangya industry departments have to take a new path in the process of industrial inspection. ITT has undertaken the contract to develop the day and night airborne large-scale monitoring sensor system for the US Air Force's Banshee gaze monitoring system program, focusing on solving the problems of universality and upgradeability of the system, and trying to use ready-made cameras, sensors and components. The airborne large-scale monitoring sensor system provides round the clock large-scale continuous monitoring with its photoelectric sensor and infrared sensor. ITT utilizes the existing capabilities of the MQ-9 predator B UAV platform and combines the best off the shelf technologies into systems that are extremely limited in size, weight and power

itt not only provides airborne large-scale monitoring sensor system, but also uses front-end technology for data compression, image service and data processing to ensure that combatants get high-quality large field data and clearly understand the battlefield conditions. People from ITT believe that the key to the airborne large-scale monitoring sensor system is not that it can collect a huge amount of battlefield data 24 hours a day, but that the data processing method developed by the company enables users to access the server and use the previously collected data to understand what happened in the past

the data obtained by the airborne large-scale monitoring sensor system is transmitted to the soldiers on the ground through the handheld device, so that they can view a large number of images from the UAV and understand the situation in the distance in real time. Airborne wide range surveillance sensor system provides a new way to enter the battle, which can accelerate the execution of tasks. At the same time, the airborne large-scale monitoring sensor system is a sheet structure system, which can be increased or decreased to meet the needs of different users and different platforms. ITT has a variety of sensors for users to choose from

kestrel ground moving target indicator

when the Australian defense force seeks ways to improve its UAV surveillance capability, the deployment speed is an important factor in the selection. In early 2011, the Australian Air Force equipped the kestrel ground moving target indicator developed by sentient on its Heron UAV deployed in Afghanistan. Kestrel computer image processing system for photoelectric/infrared sensors analyzes ISR images collected by Heron UAV, performs real-time data processing, and automatically detects and tracks small moving targets in the field of view of the sensor. The system can detect targets as small as 2x2 pixels, which can be a single vehicle or a pedestrian. The system can be used to observe the vast ground area on the heron UAV for continuous and reliable detection

before using the kestrel ground moving target indicator, the airborne ISR of the Australian Defense Force lacked the ability to automatically detect targets. It was very difficult to find operational threats by relying on operators looking at full motion video images. Kestrel's software recognizes the changes of pixels in full motion video based on algorithm, which reduces the workload of operators and analysts. In the past, many operational threats were difficult to be detected by human eyes or even radar. After using kestrel ground moving target indicator, the moving target in the field of view can be found in real time, so that the commander can automatically perceive the situation of the whole battlefield and take corresponding actions in time by clearly identifying the moving target

kestrel ground moving target indicator is not only a powerful intelligence device that can detect threats in real time, but also a powerful intelligence device that can conduct post-processing. Analysts can use the data obtained from kestrel ground moving target indicator to understand what happened in a certain place over a long period of time. The software designed by sentient has high versatility. Its most basic function is plug and play. It can detect moving targets by adding it to the full motion video without much change to the platform or ground control station, even if it is used as an intelligence device. Kestrel ground moving target indicator also plays a role in improving the autonomy of the UAV, so that the UAV can better aim at the target. Even if its hardware is somewhat outdated, its software can make it work in a new way. Thus, while improving the capability, it can reduce the cost and time

stamp series sensor of controp company

stamp series sensor of controp company is a small sensor with stable gyroscope, which is specially used for small UAV. Stamp series small sensors have been used in a variety of UAVs including skylark, Bluebird and skylite for many years. Stamp series sensors include u-stamp, u-stamp-z and u-stamp-df sensors with uncooled infrared detectors, d-stamp and d-stamp-hd sensors with color CCD, t-stamp-c and t-stamp-u dual sensors, and a-view sensors with structural reinforcement. These sensors are used as payloads for reconnaissance of small UAVs, and provide image quality equivalent to that of large UAVs. Contrap aims at the payload market of small UAVs with rapidly growing demand, solves the contradiction between the price and image quality of clamping sensors installed according to the on-board status or similar status in function, and provides sensors with high performance weight ratio and high performance volume ratio

the sensor provided by controp has high image quality, but does not increase the workload of operators. Easy to use is very important for small UAVs operated by non professionals in the battlefield. For example, the use of mechanical gyroscope and three gimbal systems to achieve automatic zoom not only reduces the workload of the operator, but also enables the operator to see the target when changing the large and small field of view. In addition, controp also uses high-definition cameras to provide high resolution, and has done a lot of work in improving image stability

combass sensor series of Elbit optoelectronic systems company

Elbit optoelectronic systems company of Israel is a world leading supplier of integrated UAV sensor equipment. At present, it is improving its dcompass sensor for Hermes 450 UAV and microcompass sensor for Hermes 90 Tactical UAV and Skylark II UAV. The company's photoelectric sensor equipment can provide the best observation, monitoring, tracking and target positioning capabilities. The mechanical and electrical interfaces of their sensor product design are easy to integrate with their carrying platform

dcompass sensor system has the ability to carry out day and night intelligence, surveillance, target search and tactical reconnaissance under various climatic conditions. There are up to 5 kinds of integrated photoelectric sensor components, including HD color TV camera with low light level working mode, large-size thermal imager, excitation target illuminator, laser rangefinder and laser target indicator harmless to eyes. The system adopts micro digital circuits and lightweight materials with glass fiber reinforced material modulus between 20 and 24 GPA, so it is light in weight and small in volume, which is suitable for advanced UAV applications

microcompass sensor system is the latest member of the compass family. It adopts an ultra light, extremely compact and highly stable design, with continuous zoom and day and night observation and monitoring capabilities. The system provides stable real-time video, remote continuous zoom thermal imaging and color zoom CCD camera, and can automatically track the observed targets

it is said that the sensor system of Elbit optoelectronic systems is fundamentally changing the battle mode on the battlefield. Now the new operational scenarios are becoming more and more complex. To fight in cities, to carry out peacekeeping missions, and to deal with low-intensity asymmetric conflicts. Warfighters must effectively identify, respond to and eliminate threats, and Elbit optoelectronic systems' sensor system has been verified in the battlefield, enabling them to better perceive the battlefield situation and respond decisively


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