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Hermes UAV FlightElbit Systems Performs Joint Flight Missions of Hermes 450 and Hermes 900 UAV’s

Controp Optimizes Stabilized EO Systems for Mast Mounted Vehicular Applications

SDS Introduces HeliEye Helmet Display For Helicopter Pilots

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Defense Update Technology Channel - February 2011

Photo Above: Illinois professor Nick Fang developed a two-dimensional acoustic cloak that makes objects in the center invisible to sonar and other ultrasound waves. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer (read more...)

HeliEyeSDS Introduces HeliEye Helmet Display For Helicopter Pilots

Israel’s defense electronics company Star Defense Systems (SDS) is presenting at Aero-India 2011 the HeliEye – a smart helmet mounted display and tracking system, promising to revolutionize pilot performance. “HeliEye introduces several breakthroughs in pilot display” Tomer Ganelevin Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at SDS explains. Unlike current systems that are limited to monochromatic, stroke displays, HeliEye provides full resolution 600×800 color display. (Read More...)

Hermes 450Elbit Systems Performs Joint Flight Missions of Hermes 450 and Hermes 900 UAV’s

Elbit Systems announced that it successfully performed a series of joint flight missions of its Hermes 450 and Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The two different UAS were controlled and operated from the same universal ground control station (UGCS), transmitting the gathered imagery, ELINT and COMINT to their station operators, while using different communications systems. (Read More...)

Controp MeosControp Optimizes Stabilized EO Systems for Mast Mounted Vehicular Applications

At Aero-India 2011 Controp is introducing two new stabilized EO systems, optimized for vehicular platforms. The new, remotely controlled, gyro-stabilized Modular Electro-Optical System (MEOS). The system employs an open architecture similar to Controp’s CEDAR product line, yet MEOS also features a two-axis gyro-stabilized platform, enabling installation on vehicular platforms, as well as elevated mast mounting. (Read More...)

IAI DART 45IAI Introduces DART 45, A Compact Laser Rangefinder/Designator

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has developed a new, lightweight and compact laser rangefinder/designator designed for small electro-optical systems and payloads used for Ground, Airborne and Naval applications. The system called DART 45 is displayed at Aero-India for the first time. According to IAI, several units of the new system, have already been integrated into MiniPOP-D (Designator) Electro-Optical naval payloads for an export customer, as well as into IAI/TAMAM’s new Ground Targeting and Designating System (GTADS). (Read More...)


Electronic Flight Bag Finds Military Applications

Astronautics CA Ltd. of Israel is presenting at Aero-India an innovative application of its Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), utilized as mission computer used in military transport aircraft. According to Menahem Donner, Manager, Airborne Systems Business development at Astronautics, implementing changes in avionic equipment requires a lengthy process. . (Read More...)