Security & Surveillance News

  1. Pentagon Developing Laser-Shooting Drones To Intercept Enemy Missiles
    2/15/2018

    The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is proposing to spend $66 million on a program to develop and deploy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that fire lasers at intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) shortly after takeoff, or during their boost phase of flight, when they are most vulnerable.

  2. Powerful Multi Channel Detector For Flame Detector Technology
    1/16/2018

    The technical development in the field of industrial fire protection and early fire detection has made tremendous progress during recent years.

  3. ViDAR Optical Radar Installed In SKELDAR V-200 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
    7/3/2017

    ViDAR (visual detection and ranging) -- the world's first optical radar designed for maritime search and detection – was recently incorporated as a payload in the SKELDAR V-200, a heavy fuel engine VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) made by Swiss-based UMS SKELDAR.

  4. Blighter Unveils Man-Portable Radar/Camera System
    2/16/2017

    Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd (http://www.blighter.com ), a British electronic-scanning (e-scan) radar and sensor solution provider, has unveiled Blighter® Explorer Nexus, a fully integrated, battery operated, man portable radar/camera surveillance system.

  5. Raptor Launches New OWL 1280 VIS-SWIR (InGaAs) HD Format Camera
    11/1/2016

    Raptor Photonics recently launched an additional member to its family of Visible SWIR cameras with the OWL 1280, offering HD resolution for high end long range surveillance, scientific and astronomy applications.

  6. Sierra-Olympic’s New Viento 67-640: Rugged Thermal Camera For Outdoor Perimeter Surveillance & Robotics
    9/8/2016

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies has recently introduced the Viento 67-640 thermal camera for perimeter surveillance, robotics, and other rugged outdoor imaging applications.  The new thermal imager features a fixed focal length and fixed mount.  With a 640 x 480, 17-micron thermal imaging core, the newest Viento camera provides standard NTSC/PAL composite analog video output with simultaneous 8-bit / 14-bit Camera Link® digital output

  7. Sierra-Olympic Provides Tamron LWIR Zoom Lenses For OEM And Surveillance Applications
    7/27/2016

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies offers the new Tamron family of longwave infrared lenses for OEM and security/surveillance imaging applications.  Tamron has recently selected Sierra-Olympic Technologies as the new stocking distributor for the cost-effective Tamron LWIR Zoom Lenses.

  8. EU FP7 Double Acquisition For Gooch & Housego In The Aerospace And Defense Sector
    7/12/2016

    Gooch & Housego PLC announces that it has completed two acquisitions that further strengthen the company’s Aerospace & Defence manufacturing abilities.  They have acquired Kent Periscopes Ltd, a UK based specialist supplier of periscopes, vehicle sights and related equipment for land based armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs), and Alfalight Inc, a Madison, Wisconsin based designer and manufacturer of high reliability, rugged laser based, electro-optic systems for defence and security applications.

  9. Sierra-Olympic Offers New Field-Of-View Options For Aeron Searcher Series Of Long-Range Surveillance Video Systems
    6/24/2016

    Sierra-Olympic offers new all-weather, pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) security cameras are available with two additional long-wave infrared (LWIR) continuous-zoom fields-of-view (FOV) with 15-60mm and 50-150mm, joining the Aeron Searcher 35-105mm zoom unit.

  10. Sierra-Olympic Introduces Long-Range, All-Weather, MWIR Security And Surveillance System
    6/2/2016

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies has recently introduced the new 550CZ-18, a long-range target detection and surveillance system designed for all-weather security applications. It is an advanced midwave infrared (MWIR) imaging system featuring long-range target detection with recognition capabilities.