The deal supports the Patrol Boat Electro-Optics System (PB-EOS) program, and will utilize a variant of the
The main aim of the PB-EOS program is to offer improved visual imagery to increase present electronic sensors, specially to improve operations for example low visibility and night navigation, maritime interception and coastal observation.
The systems are believed to improve navigation, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance at sea, with applications ranging from collision avoidance and iceberg detection to anti-terrorism.
Present versions of the platform comprise the highly regarded SeaFLIR 230 model. Based on a 9-inch diameter gimbal, it combines a cooled 640x480 thermal camera featuring an indium antimonide sensor with an 18x optical zoom and an optional 852 nm laser pointer.
"Winning this contract proves the benefits of our commercially developed, military qualified model to our customers, which includes rapid mission-critical solution development, high product quality, superior customer service, and rapid delivery at a price that yields exceptional value.
Teich added, "This will further strengthen our already leading presence in the maritime EO/IR market .
Work relating to the newest award is anticipated to be carried out of
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