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Revamped SPEED-LR sees the light of day

24th November 2020 - 13:45 GMT | by Joe Charlaff in Jerusalem

​Persistent surveillance tool acts like a passive radar sensor, scanning the environment and automatically detecting multiple targets

A new fully digital system for long-range ground observation has been launched by Israeli EO/IR specialists Controp Precision Technologies.

Applications include border, perimeter and coastal surveillance, protection of sensitive sites and force protection. 

The stabilised multispectral SPEED-LR system is intended to boost persistent surveillance capabilities, particularly in terms of rapid detection and identification of potential threats from long distances.

Controp previously produced a ground surveillance system with the same name but this older SPEED-LR system is now out of production. Confusingly perhaps, the company decided to keep the original nomenclature while adding new or enhanced capabilities.

The Israeli company declined …

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