Ground Troops to Get Video Via Damocles Targeting Pod

Thales is to offer an enhanced XF version of its Damocles targeting pod, and expects to complete flight qualification trials of system in 2012. To be equipped with a new daylight camera with continuous zoom, and to also deliver enhanced high-resolution infrared imagery, the Damocles XF will be capable of providing real-time video to ground troops and forward air controllers via a datalink. Key capabilities will include improved image quality from short and medium range, and automatic ima...
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