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Multi-sensor digital recorder systems for next generation maritime patrol aircraft and sensors
Author(s): John R. Hardy
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Paper Abstract

It is customary for Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) to be fitted with a number of sensor systems used in multiple mission roles. Traditionally the sensors found onboard MPA are accompanied with a data recorder system that has been configured with a sensor unique analogue interface. In most cases the recorders themselves are of either a commercial or instrumentation standard. The interfaces to the sensor systems are what make the recorder unique and in many cases limited in use. It is not uncommon for a single aircraft to have up to a half-dozen different sensor types, along with a half-dozen of these unique recorder systems to support them. Each of these exclusive systems naturally has a corresponding ground replay system, as well as, distinctive media and the related support infrastructure to support them.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 May 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5787, Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications II, (10 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.604987
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John R. Hardy, L-3 Communications (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5787:
Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications II
Stephan H. Wyatt, Editor(s)

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