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German Air Force reconnaissance system
Author(s): Patrizia Dabala
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Paper Abstract

Since 1994 a reconnaissance system has been developed for the German Air Force (GAF) consisting of a pod structure equipped with different sensors and a ground station. It can be used day and night due to its optical and infrared sensors and is designed for altitudes ranging from 200 ft to 8000 ft. An adaptation to different aircraft and other sensors, such as electro-optical cameras is possible. The data from the reconnaissance missions can be evaluated in an especially designed ground station immediately after landing. In addition, the on-board evaluation of the IR-imagery is possible.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 2001
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4492, Airborne Reconnaissance XXV, (21 December 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.451121
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Patrizia Dabala, European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4492:
Airborne Reconnaissance XXV
Wallace G. Fishell; Arthur A. Andraitis, Editor(s)

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