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AOC 2019: Ascent integrates new system onto X-MADIS

6th November 2019 - 08:00 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Washington, DC

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Unmanned technology and engineering company Ascent Vision Technologies (AVT) has announced that it has integrated the CM262 optic system into its X-MADIS (eXpeditionary Mobile Air Defense Integrated System) counter-UAS system and is supplying systems to the USMC for this role.

X-MADIS, and variants, are already fielded with the CN202U EO/IR system and has successfully defeated UAVs and won contracts with the USMC and the USAF. It was developed by AVT with Sierra Nevada Corporation and RADA Technologies.

The CM262 system weighs 12kg and has four integrated sensors consisting of high-definition daylight with 60x optical zoom, high-definition medium-wave IR 20x

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Damian Kemp

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Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 17 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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