The company undertook to Radiance Technologies to supply a battalion of army combathelicopter American AH-64D Apache Longbow new hardware-software complexes of protection from enemy fire. They will be installed WeaponWatch equipment worth about $ 8.8 million.
The system is able to pinpoint, localize and classify the shots at the car from any sourceof fire: helicopters, drones and planes, as well as mobile and standing on the spot of ground vehicles, providing a rapid response to threats.
WeaponWatch is equipped with infrared camera and software for signal processing 5 generations. This allows real-time detect heat patterns given in the weapons and quicklyinform both the pilot and the systems that govern the response protective fire.
Editor’s note: the bottom line is that the sensor system arranged different from the usualacoustic sensors, the trigger is much faster speed of sound.
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