Nightlighter to Spot IEDs at Night

A prototype system designed to detect improvised explosive devices (IED) in day and night, from high altitude was successfully flight tested by General Atomics General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.,.

Vigilant Stare Launch Airborne Wide Area Persistent Surveillance (WAPS) Service

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and ITT Exelis are nearing completion and testing of Vigilant Stare, a manned aircraft-based Wide-Area Persistent Surveillance (WAPS) concept demonstrator.

Visionmap Unveils a Wide-Area Surveillance & Mapping Payload at AUVSI-Israel

VisionMap Mist
MIST, an advanced EO payload designed for mapping and wide area aerial surveillance was displayed for the first time today at the AUVSI Israel event in Tel Aviv. A military version of the camera was designed for unmanned aerial systems and has entered operational service in 2006, just in time for the Second Lebanon War. It has since proved itself in continuous operation over thousands of hours on a number of UAV systems.

Giant Airship is Afloat: Blue Devil 2

The 370-foot-long, 1.4 million-cubic-foot blimp called 'Blue devil 2' is taking shape at a hangar in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. As the giant airship is being filled with helium, thus lighter than air, it becomes afloat inside the hangar.

RAFAEL Develops UAS Mission Enhancement Package

Focusing on a range systems complementing unmanned aerial systems (UAS) Israel’s weapon systems expert RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems is introducing at the AUVSI 2011 a range of hardware and software systems, supporting UAS missions.

ITT Introduces a New Wide Area Airborne Surveillance (WAAS) Capabilities

ITT is introducing new Wide Area Airborne Surveillance (WAAS) sensor architecture and a special WAAS payload at the AUVSI 2010 exhibition opened today in Denver,...

Broad Area Persistent Surveillance System

The Broad Area Persistent Surveillance System, an advanced ISR application covering a wide area with imaging sensors is being developed by ITT for area...