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MoD enlists special effects team for CDAS flight trials

27th March 2013 - 15:58 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in London

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The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has used special effects software from the film industry to complete recent flight trial tests of an integrated defensive aids system (DAS) ‘open architecture’.

The tests were part of the Common Defensive Aids System (CDAS) Technology Demonstrator Programme (TDP), which is an MoD strategy to implement a ‘coherent, cross-platform approach’ to the acquisition and support of survivability equipment, as well as streamline upgrades to existing equipment to address obsolescence or changes in threat environment.  

The CDAS TDP has developed an open architecture that integrates the different sensors and effectors that may be required

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Jonathan Tringham is a former Shephard staff reporter based in the UK. Jonathan worked in …

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