11 Apr '12, 4am

Pirates, Beware: Navy’s Smart Robocopters Will Spy You in the Crowd #military #defense

Pirates, Beware: Navy’s Smart Robocopters Will Spy You in the Crowd #military #defense

Pirates, Beware: Navy’s Smart Robocopters Will Spy You in the Crowd By US Navy on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 Related Articles Delivery of Turkey's AEW&C Aircraf... India given choice to pioneer naval Ty... Aircraft Carrier could have dispute ro... Navy unmanned aircraft will be able to distinguish small pirate boats from other vessels when an Office of Naval Research (ONR)-funded sensor starts airborne tests this summer, officials said April 5. Called the Multi-Mode Sensor Seeker (MMSS), the sensor is a mix of high-definition cameras, mid-wave infrared sensors and laser-radar (LADAR) technology. It will be placed on a robotic helicopter called Fire Scout. Carrying advanced automatic target recognition software, the sensor prototype will allow Fire Scout to autonomously identify small boats on the water, reducing the workload of Sailors operating it from control stations a...

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