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BrightNite applications for military rotary platforms

24th May 2018 - 10:14 GMT | by Helen Haxell in London


Elbit Systems' multispectral panoramic BrightNite system could be the viable alternative to NVGs by helicopter operators within the next decade, the company has said.

The night vision technology fuses different sensors housed in a turret system underneath the helicopters’ nose coupled to a high-resolution video output, that project an ultra-wide field of regard image onto NVGs or helmet mounted display.

Additionally, the resultant real-time panorama video can be overlaid by synthetic layers that display landscape contours and 3D symbology of known hazards, mission conformal symbology and tactical data. 

An Elbit spokesperson explained to Shephard how the technology was progressing the

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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