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Excelitas supports safer landing of helicopters in extreme conditions.

Excelitas provides unique solutions to support system designers of Laser Turbulence Systems.

The unique solutions provided by Excelitas are intended to support system designers of Laser Turbulence Systems. The CIPRM - Coherent InGaAs PIN Balanced Receiver Module allows the detection of small changes above the interfering noise floor of incoming optical signals, cancelling out the common optical noise.  This module, as well as our hybrid receivers - from the C30659 series, are used to…

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PHOENIX Rises to Deliver Enhanced Range Target Location & Engagement

The potential to integrate the MWIR-HOT technology into a robust, reliable and SWaP traded Weapon Sight has become a reality.

PHOENIX, is a suite of Dismounted VAS products that will provide the Warfighter with enhanced Observation, Target Location and Target Engagement capabilities, based upon a common thermal core and operating architecture, enhanced connectivity and capability growth potential. PHOENIX-S provides long range observation and engagement capability - well aligned to the range capabilities of modern 0.…

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SAKER – Fused Sight Soaring Above The Competition

Image Intensifier / Thermal – Fused Weapon Sight from Excelitas

SAKER is the new Medium Range Fused Weapon Sight from Excelitas, providing the Dismounted Warfighter with an enhanced, multi waveband Detect, Recognize & Identify capability. The sight is fitted with a 12μm, 60Hz uncooled thermal sensor coupled with a High FOM Image Intensifier Tube, in either Green or White Phosphor, delivering class leading sensitivity, uniformity and system latency. SAKER…

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TALON Gets Its Claws into the Mission

The latest Image Intensified / Thermal - Fused Weapon Sight from Excelitas.

TALON is the new dual channel Fused Weapon Sight from Excelitas, providing the Dismounted Warfighter with an enhanced, multi waveband Detect, Recognize & Identify capability. This innovative sight combines the latest Image Intensified and uncooled Thermal Imaging capability in a single lightweight, compact yet rugged package and is fitted with a 12μm, 60Hz uncooled thermal sensor coupled with…

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Dragon Sniper turns up the heat

New Uncooled Thermal Imager - In-line Thermal Weapon Sight

DRAGON-S12 is the new In-line Thermal Sight, and is part of the latest development in thermal imaging technology from Excelitas. Providing snipers with 24hr surveillance and target engagement capability, the sight is designed specifically to meet target and surveillance requirements for military customers and law enforcement agencies, providing high performance within a lightweight compact and…

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MERLIN Proves Mastery Over The Night

New Long Range Image Intensified Weapon Sight delivers mission critical enhancements.

Excelitas – Boulder CO, October 2019 – AUSA, booth #300 MERLIN-LR is a new Image Intensified Clip-On weapon sight from Excelitas. This state-of-the-art sight is fully military qualified and is designed to be compatible with variable magnification day scopes for medium to longer range surveillance and target engagement. It attaches to Picatinny  / NATO rails in front of the day sight via a…

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PPM Systems

Visitors Flock to ViaLite Stand at IBC

Attracting attention on its debut at the massive IBC exhibition in Amsterdam this September was ViaLite’s smallest ever outdoor enclosure, the ODE-MINI. Class leading for its size and cost, the IP65-rated enclosure can house two ViaLiteHD Blue OEM modules with optional SNMP for monitoring and control.   Attendance at the show this year rose to over 65,000, and many were drawn to ViaLite’s…

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Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems

Northrop Grumman Park Air Selected to Upgrade Airspace Communications for Chile

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) U.K.-based air traffic communications subsidiary, Park Air Systems Limited, has again been selected to upgrade Chile’s airspace communications equipment. This is the third consecutive time that Park Air has been selected by Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC) to upgrade their equipment to the latest VHF and UHF radios.   Building on the…

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Barrett Communications

Barrett’s High Power High Frequency (HF) systems are upgrading communications at Peru’s Jorge Chavez International Airport

Since 2001, Lima Airport Partners S.R.L (LAP) along with the Peruvian CAA (Civil Aviation Authority), have undertaken an extensive modernization and infrastructure expansion of the Jorge Chavez International Airport, located in the Nation’s capital Lima, Peru. Barrett Communications have been a critical component of the modernisation of the airport’s communications infrastructure.   Barrett…

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Iveco Defence Vehicles

Iveco Defence Vehicles awarded contract to deliver a new generation of medium multirole protected vehicles to Dutch Armed Forces

Iveco Defence Vehicles, a company of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI), announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Dutch Ministry of Defence to provide 1275 medium multirole protected vehicles denominated “12kN”.   The acquisition is part of the Defence-wide Replacement Programme of Wheeled Vehicles (DVOW - Defensiebrede Vervanging Operationele Wielvoertuigen), with…

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Data Device Corporation

Data Device Corporation Providing Components for Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope

Data Device Corporation (DDC) announced it has been selected by L3Harris Technologies to provide high reliability motion control Synchro/Resolver-to-Digital (R/D) conversion components for use in the Telescope Control Electronics box to be installed on the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST).   NASA is designing WFIRST to settle essential questions in the areas of dark energy,…

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Oxley Developments Company Limited

Oxley Group Is Launch Signatory of The Women in Defence Charter

Oxley Group has become one of the first companies to sign the Women in Defence charter that seeks to create a more gender-balanced defence industry in the UK. The Charter is launching at the Defence and Security Equipment International Exhibition 2019 in London (DSEI) where Oxley Group is exhibiting.Oxley is a leading designer and manufacturer of LED lighting, night vision products and electronic…

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Barrett Communications

Barrett Communications will be previewing their latest range of HF transceivers for the digital battlefield.

The new PRC-4090 Tactical HF SDR systems will be unveiled on Tuesday 10th September at DSEI on stand N6-450.The Barrett PRC-4090 is the tactical HF SDR, which is the lightest military grade HF transceiver on the market at only 2.95kg; with multiple battery options offering gross operational weight from 3.95kg to 5.0kg. The PRC-4090 is a multi-configured system offering manpack, mobile and base…

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THIELMANN WEW - Fuel

THIELMANN WEW ADDRESSES GENERIC BASE ARCHITECTURE REQUIREMENTS

THIELMANN WEW AT DSEI 2019 - #S3-547 ON THE UK PAVILIONTHIELMANN WEW, the industry leading deployable fuel and water solutions expert, has expanded its military base support capabilities with a new approach to Generic Base Architecture (GBA) requirements.GBA is a Defense Standard that specifies mandatory standards for data, power, water, waste and fuel infrastructure in an operational military…

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MS Instruments

DSEI LAUNCH OF THE Mark 2 VERSION OF PPS CQB PANEL SYSTEMS

CQB PARTIONS or SINGLE STOREY ROOMS or 2 STOREY STRUCTURES – Patent Pending (1912731.5)MS Instruments and Barrie Pegrum of Sector Associates are proud to announce the launch of the Mark 2 Version of their successful Close Quarter Battle Partition Systems, upgraded to be capable of rapid erection up to two storeys, and still only needing two non-skilled men and hex key to erect. Up to 50 % quicker…

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DSEI 2019  |  10 – 13 September

DSEI exhibition enters its 20th year!

The next edition of Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) will mark 20 years since the event was first established as ‘the British Army and Navy exhibition’. Returning to ExCeL London 10-13 September 2019, DSEI now encompasses the entire defence and security audience, including Air, Land, Naval, Security and Joint, and has grown – both in size and content – to reflect the complex…

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Barrett Communications

Barrett Communications will again be exhibiting at DSEI

Barrett Communications will again be exhibiting at DSEI and we would like to invite you to visit us at stand N6-450 at the event. DSEI is the world leading defence and security event from 10th to 13th September 2019 at ExCel London. We will be launching the new Barrett Tactical HF SDR transceiver range together with new tracking systems. Our existing tactical VHF, high power HF transmitters and…

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SOFRADIR

Sofradir and ULIS become Lynred

By streamlining operations across a comprehensive range of infrared products and improving industrial efficiency, Lynred will accelerate delivery of new technologies to global customers and pursue growth.Veurey-Voroize, near Grenoble, France, June 4, 2019 – Sofradir and its subsidiary ULIS today announce their merger and new company name: Lynred. Lynred was created to respond to a need for an all…

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Peli-Hardigg™

PELI Products Unveils the PELI™ Air 1745 Long Case

The First PELI Air Case with Press and Pull™ Latches Answering the high demand for a long PELI™ Air case, PELI Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-impact protective cases and advanced portable lighting, has introduced the PELI™ Air 1745 Long Case.Now pro-users can protect their long equipment in a case line that is up to 40% lighter than other polymer cases,…

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THIELMANN WEW - Water

THIELMANN WEW RECEIVES CROATIAN ARMED FORCES ORDER

THIELMANN WEW has received an order to deliver a self-contained 10,000 liter (2,642 US gallon) water transport and dispensing unit for the Croatian armed forces.The order, placed in February 2019, will see THIELMANN WEW deliver a single unit for testing and evaluation by the Croatian land forces. Delivery will take place by the end of 2019.Based on the company’s Heavy Vehicle Module (Water)…

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