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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Russian industry manufactures a number of laser designators such as the Klyon PM/PS, Kaira 24M, I-25 Shkval, or a targeting pod such as the Sapsan-E.
Designed to carry up to seven TALONs, the self-contained RRWS incorporates an electro-optical sensor and laser designator, together weighing about 500 pounds.
ND3X40 40MM LASER DESIGNATOR / ILLUMINATOR W/SCOPE MOUNT
A UAV equipped with a laser designator could go into an area where the target is uncertain, find the target and "lase" it, allowing Soldiers to more precisely hit the designated target and prevent collateral damage, Dr.
This course covers the types of UAVs, the types of missions they support, technical requirements for all UAV command and data links, flight profiles required for various missions, the system level design of various types of payloads (imagery, IRLS, SAR, MTI, Laser Designator, Jamming and Electronic reconnaissance), and the requirements various types of payloads place on command and data links.
The target position data was obtained using Northrop Grumman's eye-safe Lightweight Laser Designator Rangefinder.
Best of all, you get the fancy gun, currently in development, that can switch between automatic fire and airburst grenades, calls in air strikes using a laser designator and even shoots round corners.
Able to take off and land vertically, the craft is designed to fly at up to 20,000 feet carrying electro-optical, infrared senors, and a laser designator that can direct fire onto an enemy target.
Earlier, a single US plane scouted round the clear skies marking, or "painting", targets with a laser designator, which guides missiles launched from strike aircraft.
The lead aircraft of the pair is equipped with Thermal Imaging Airborne Laser Designator (TIALD) equipment slung beneath the aeroplane in a pod.
The Targeting FLIR with laser designator coupled with the HDTS and laser guided rockets or Hellfire missile, will allow the pilot to easily locate and destroy hostile targets - day or night.
Developed and produced by Safran, the Strix sight for the Tiger HAD is a gyrostabilized optronic system comprising a thermal imager, daylight camera and laser designator.

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