Enhanced Situational Awareness Provided by New Sensors Unlimited Shortwave Infrared Field-Ready Viewer
Oct 13, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems' Sensors Unlimited business has introduced a compact, modular shortwave infrared (SWIR) viewer system, the Warrior HWH (handheld/weapon/helmet) with enhanced situational awareness. The Warrior HWH provides distinct advantages over other available viewer technologies, including decreasing the time to identify, acquire and engage targets and reducing the risk of collateral damage. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The new high-resolution video system provides the ability to view all battlefield lasers during day or night operations. Battlefield laser aim points are easily identified, permitting faster target engagement than other technologies. The Warrior HWH is also capable of imaging through conditions that degrade other non-SWIR systems including haze, smoke and dust, providing enhanced battle damage assessment.
Target-accurate and field-ready, the Warrior HWH can simultaneously identify and track three designator codes, and operates up to four continuous hours at room temperature.
The rugged and modular viewer is available in handheld, weapon flip or helmet-mounted configurations. To review technical specifications of the Warrior HWH, please visit: http://www.sensorsinc.com/products/detail/warrior-hwh-handheld-weapon-helmet.
Sensors Unlimited Warrior HWH system will be showcased at the AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., October 13-15, 2014. Please visit UTC Aerospace Systems' booth # 6629.
For more information about Sensors Unlimited's full line of area and linescan SWIR- indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) cameras, sensors and systems, please visit www.sensorsinc.com.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.
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For further information: Robert Jones, +1 609 524-0377, Robert.Jones@utas.utc.com; Julie Heinemann, +1 541 387-2120 x 1177, Julie.Heinemann@utas.utc.com