Enhanced Epsilon 140 introduced
The new version is the topic of a newly signed long-term agreement with RT LTA Systems that will see the Epsilon 140 payload as a default option for the Skystar 100 mini aerostat system.
The new version of the Epsilon 140 will now operate a 3.3x IR continuous zoom lens on LWIR sensor while maintaining a weight of only 1.7kg. With this new capability, night-time surveillance and reconnaissance missions will be significantly more efficient.
Konstantins Krivovs, business development manager of Octopus ISR Systems, said: ‘The combination of Skystar 100 with the enhanced Epsilon 140 forms a mobile, high-performance, and cost-effective solution for any kind of surveillance and reconnaissance mission.
‘While installed on a Skystar 100 balloon, the Epsilon 140 can be used day and night for large-area surveillance, with the ability to zoom in on the target of interest and therefore increase situational awareness.’
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