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Self-contained infrared camera for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payloads
Author(s): Steven E. Botts; Stanley Laband; Jeff L. Metschuleit
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Paper Abstract

Small, lightweight, high-performance, IR camera systems are desirable for UAV payloads and similar tactical environments. This paper discusses a mid-wave infrared camera specified for imaging in the broad band region from 3.0 to 5.0 micrometers . The camera has demonstrated excellent night and thermal vision in a multitude of conditions including penetration through adverse weather and over water.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 December 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2023, Airborne Reconnaissance XVII, (20 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.165529
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Steven E. Botts, Amber Engineering, Inc. (United States)
Stanley Laband, Amber Engineering, Inc. (United States)
Jeff L. Metschuleit, Amber Engineering, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2023:
Airborne Reconnaissance XVII
Paul A. Henkel; Thomas W. Augustyn; Wallace G. Fishell, Editor(s)

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