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SGA14: New wireless pod for instant ISR

5th February 2014 - 10:12 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London


Airborne Technologies has launched a new self-sufficient reconnaissance pod with wireless installation that provides an instant ISR capability for a variety aircraft. 

The Self-Contained Aerial Reconnaissance Pod (SCAR-Pod), introduced at the Singapore Airshow, was originally designed for the Pilatus PC-9 single-engine turbo-prop training aircraft, but according to the company can be integrated onto a variety of aircraft types.

‘The SCAR-Pod was originally developed for a PC-9 aircraft but can be mounted on any other platform, fixed or rotary wing, as well,’ Helmut Gaschler, international sales manager for the company, told Shephard in the lead up to the show. ‘The mounting points

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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