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.
SAWS incorporates a mission computer, an electro-optical system with TV, infrared cameras and laser telemeter (with laser designator as needed), a targeting system with a helmet-mounted sight and display, two multi-purpose weapon pylons with slaving units, and a choice of guns, missiles and unguided or guided rockets as weapons loads.
The Burraq is to be equipped with National Engineering and Scientific Commission (or NESCom) designed laser designator and laser-guided missiles.
"When our forward observation system FOI2000 is even more complete with a laser designator, it will be the world's most sophisticated product in its category," Bo added.
The NVESD has developed a prototype miniaturized laser designator that weighs about one-third as much as a current system.
The SOFLAM SOFLRD is a laser designator and rangefinder that lets Special Operations Forces personnel locate and designate critical enemy targets.
The upgrade included the addition of the long range advanced scout surveillance system (LRAS3) and the laser designator module (LDM).
The F-22 apparently lacks a laser designator. If so, that would definitely be a flaw, but couldn't it easily be fixed?
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.
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.

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