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Farnborough 2012: US Army puts brown-out solution to the test

8th July 2012 - 07:00 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London

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Raytheon and the US Army will carry out further tests on the company’s Advanced Distributed Aperture System (ADAS) to test its suitability as an aid in brown-out situations.

ADAS is an integrated modular sensor system that provides 360 degree situational awareness, allowing the pilots and crew to ‘see through’ the platform.

The system was originally developed as part of a Joint Capability Technology Demonstration (JCTD) and was put through its paces during flight tests at Fort Belvoir in April 2011.

Six infrared sensors were attached to the exterior of a Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk to provide ‘complete spherical coverage’ to

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