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MILCOM 2011: Terabyte data storage solution revealed for UAVs

10th November 2011 - 09:40 GMT | by Andrew White in Baltimore, US


Mercury Computer Systems unveiled its latest 96-terabyte Digital Storage Unit (DSU) designed for ISR platforms at the MILCOM exhibition in Baltimore this week.

The decision to bring the product to the market responds to the development of 'sophisticated' new ISR sensors which generate huge amounts of data requiring unprecedented demands on data storage for processing, exploitation and dissemination (PED) or post-mission forensics.

Unable to provide specific details, Mercury solutions marketing manager Thomas Roberts said the DSU was already operational on an undisclosed UAV operating in theatre since the start of the year.

However, he was able to confirm that a

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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