laser target designator


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laser target designator

A device that emits a beam of laser energy which is used to mark a specific place or object. Also called LTD. See also laser; target.
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L-3 Warrior Systems-Advanced Laser Systems Technologies developed the Scarab TILD-A, a diode-pumped Nd:Yag laser target designator capable of generating 80 to 120 mj of energy to illuminate targets at 5 km.
(15) "Dazzler" lasers are designed for this purpose; in contrast, laser target designators can only produce such effects through significantly prolonged exposure, which contradicts laser target designators' standard conditions of use.
Adding a laser target designator to the vehicle's array of payloads radically changes its character.
The round actually has a range of 9000 metres but this is reduced to 7000 metres against static targets by the performance limitations of the laser target designator. This is further reduced to 5000 metres if the target is moving.
The IR jammer evolved from GEC-Marconi's TIALD laser target designator.
It also can be fitted with an M-203 grenade launcher, laser target designator and infrared illuminator.
Given the growing use of semi-active laser-guided missiles, bombs and projectiles, the laser target designator is becoming a more common item of front-line hardware.
The photon flux may also result from the illumination of an aircraft by the coherent beam of a laser target designator. Again, this energy may appear over the broad range of frequencies from infrared to ultraviolet.
L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced on Wednesday the award of contract to its Warrior Systems-ALST business to deliver state-of-the-art Ground Laser Target Designators (GLTD) to the Republic of Korea (ROK).
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-17 December 2007-Simrad Optronics ASA wins order for laser target designators from the Swedish armed forces(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

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