IDEX 2017

Seeing is... taking control [IDEX17D2]

19 February 2017

The ability to timely detect enemy incursions is vital for countering such a threat. UK-based Blighter Surveillance Systems (Stand 05-C20) is showing its new Explorer Nexus, a compact, lightweight, all-weather surveillance solution designed for covert operations.

“Our Blighter Explorer Nexus is a rapidly deployable fully integrated e-scan radar and thermal imaging system designed to provide covert all weather day/night surveillance for small border patrols in mountainous terrain and for specialist reconnaissance personnel including those operating behind enemy lines,” said chief executive Mark Radford. The product is designed to be deployed from transport backpacks, with the radar and camera sensors mounted on a single tripod.

This allows use by foot patrol or from a vehicle for remote border surveillance, for temporary camp protection, forward reconnaissance and other covert operations. It can detect a crawler at 1.5km and a moving vehicle at 8km.

“This means wide area detection can be up and running in a matter of minutes providing immediate protection,” Radford explained.

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