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Dual spectral band reconnaissance systems for multiple platforms
Author(s): Steve H. Wyatt
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Paper Abstract

Recon/Optical, Inc. (ROI) has a family of digital, dual spectral band (visible/IR) cameras that is readily applicable for reconnaissance missions on virtually any airborne platform available today. Each camera is based on a modular design that allows reconfiguration for a multitude of volumetric and mission constraints. The open architecture facilitates integration as either a reconnaissance system components or as the system master controller. Output data can be formatted to satisfy either NITF or STANAG requirements making the camera adaptable to applications throughout the world. These cameras offer several key features, including a stabilization system, that can be tuned to each platform, optional data compression to optimize data storage and data link performance, and a camera-mounted inertial measurement unit for improved pointing accuracy. These and other core capabilities are especially beneficial to users with unique platform integration requirements. Camera flexibility translates into low-risk integration to a variety of reconnaissance platforms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 November 2002
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4824, Airborne Reconnaissance XXVI, (15 November 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.458855
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Steve H. Wyatt, Recon/Optical, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4824:
Airborne Reconnaissance XXVI
Arthur A. Andraitis; Harry F. Koper; John M. Yencha, Editor(s)

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