Demand in the Middle East for ‘total systems integration’ in C4I reflects a broader interest in developing robust joint operating capabilities.
USN orders spare parts for EO sensors
Work under a sole-source $43.94 million contract, awarded by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, is scheduled for completion by March 2027.
As the naval variant of the Star Safire system, Sea Star Safire III is being installed on USN Littoral Combat Ships. It has also been ordered by the Brazilian and Danish navies, Shephard Defence Insight notes.
Brite Star II is a variant of the Brite Star laser designation system. It includes a five-field of view (FOV), large-format thermal imager with a variable zoom setting; and a three-FOV, three-chip colour daylight camera.
TacFLIR 380-HD is an all-digital ISTAR sensor originally designed for land vehicle applications.
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