laser designator

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laser designator

A device that emits a beam of laser energy which is used to mark a specific place or object.
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1,24,291 crore have been signed with foreign vendors for capital procurement of Defence equipment for Armed forces including rockets, simulator and component level repair facility for Tanks from Russia, Laser Designation Pods, radars, Pods for aircraft Radios, Weapons for Garuds and Missiles from Israel, Aircraft, Helicopters, Missiles, Artillery Guns and Simulators from USA and Aircraft, Ammunition, High Zone Modules of Bi-Modular Charges from 155mm Guns from France.
Caption: An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle, top, conducts laser designation of an AGM-114N Hellfire missile for an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter attached to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6).
The Shadow TUAS delivers intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, communications relay, and laser designation.
Many of HEGM's enhancements will come from the requirement that it contain a semi-active laser (SAL), an independent targeting mode that employs laser designation, giving the mortar dual means to guide it to the intended target.
Fire Scout is a combat proven, unmanned helicopter system that provides real-time Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), target-acquisition, laser designation and battle management to tactical users without relying on manned aircraft or space-based assets.
Based on what they had learned using the F-4s, the TAWC engineers proposed modifying fifteen OV-10s by adding a LASER designation system called PAVE SPOT.
Britestar II is a laser designation and long-range thermal imager system with an integrated boresight module to provide in-flight laser aim-point accuracy validation, and an integrated laser cooling system to ensure a continuous laser firing capability.
1, Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Laser Designation Operations, and incorporating selected material into other appropriate publications.
Putting a laser designation capability into a wide range of products is in the forefront of our development," Strong said.
The CIA team pleaded for more airstrikes in the north, even after the insertion of Special Forces teams in northern Afghanistan who were assigned the task of laser designation of Taliban targets.
We put warriors at the controls so that they're responsible for the laser designation spot they put on the ground that we were going to put a bomb on and guide it precisely.
Over the combat zone, the Mirage 2000D worked in close cooperation with the 10th Commando de l'Air Parachutiste (CPA 10) commandos of the French Air Force, a unit specializing in laser designation of targets for combat aircraft.

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