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Prox acquisition presents opportunities

6th January 2017 - 15:00 GMT | by Gerrard Cowan in London

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Flir Systems’ acquisition of Prox Dynamics has bolstered its presence in the unmanned space, marking its entry into producing end-to-end systems and presenting particular opportunities in the military sector, according to the US firm. 

Founded in Norway in 2007 Prox Dynamics produces the PD-100 Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS), a nano-class system that provides an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability. The PRS utilises Prox Dynamics’ Black Hornet aerial sensor, which contains Flir equipment, including the Lepton micro thermal camera. 

Flir has produced sensors for a variety of unmanned platforms, such as Northrop Grumman’s Firebird. It has also worked with

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Gerrard Cowan is an author having recently published his world-renowned book 'The Machinery'. He …

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