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Textron to Equip Small Aerosonde UAS With Overwatch Imaging’s Precision Survey Sensor

Textron has announced it will offer an Overwatch Imaging-built precision survey sensor technology as part of the Aerosonde small unmanned aircraft system. Overwatch Imaging designed its TK-7 Firewatch multispectrum survey payload with color focal plane array and co-boresighted infrared sensors that Textron will integrate with the UAS’ onboard image processing system to facilitate precision mapping and …

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Army Taps DRS for Ground Vehicle Infrared Sensor Devt Contract; Shawn Black Comments

DRS Technologies has received a potential $41.6 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop an infrared sensor for a system mounted on ground combat vehicles. Under the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, DRS will integrate a two-color IR sensor with the Third-Generation Forward Looking Infrared Dewar Cooler Bench platform designed to help mounted troops identity …

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DARPA Taps DRS Technologies to Update Focal Plane Arrays on Infrared Sensors

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a contract to DRS Technologies to update the company’s ultra-small pixel infrared focal plane arrays under DARPA’s Lambda Scale program. The FPAs work to support the functions of cooled infrared sensors to address pilot situational awareness and visibility concerns, DRS said Monday. The company uses …

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