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SAPIR collision alert system as part of IR MWS suite for helicopter fleets
Author(s): Shavit Nadav; Louisa Varsano; Saar Oz; Raanan Schlisselberg
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Paper Abstract

SAPIR system provides a suite of IR based situation awareness functions offered as add on system for ELISRA PAWS family of missile warning solutions. A major operational need for airborne platforms flying in formation is automatic collision alert capability. By using covert IR-MWS technology SAPIR passively tracks and monitors wingman position thereby enabling aircrew to focus on mission goals without compromising their safety. The paper presents results of operational problem study, system design and field testing demonstration of performance for SAPIR collision alert function targeting helicopter fleets.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 May 2009
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7298, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXV, 72981L (7 May 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.818469
Show Author Affiliations
Shavit Nadav, Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. (Israel)
Louisa Varsano, Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. (Israel)
Saar Oz, Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. (Israel)
Raanan Schlisselberg, Ministry of Defense (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7298:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXXV
Bjørn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Paul R. Norton, Editor(s)

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