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Horizon Aerospace Technologies releases BlackFish
Horizon Aerospace Technologies, a subsidiary of Horizon Technologies, announced the release of BlackFish a new airborne SIGINT product.
BlackFish is a small airborne qualified, Sat Phone SIGINT system which simultaneously monitors the Iridium, Thuraya and Inmarsat (IsatPhone Pro) Sat Phone networks.
It is ideal for fixed- and rotary-wing, crewed and uncrewed aircraft because of its small size and weight (8kg).
BlackFish uses state-of-the-art technology and is based on a Software Defined Radio, equipped with powerful CPU and GPU processing capacity, and a passively cooled system ensuring maximum reliability and performance.
The system has no moving parts, which ensures high reliability during operation in extreme conditions and is fully qualified according to DO-160.
BlackFish is a completely self-contained Sat Phone monitoring system; it doesn’t require any external peripherals like external RF switching and complex cabling or multiple antennas that can affect reliability.
The highly sensitive L-band receiver targets Sat Phone communications and the system offers maximum out of band rejection of interference frequencies while being broadband and having an excellent dynamic range.
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