WILSONVILLE, Ore., May 25 (UPI) -- FLIR Systems has launched new ground surveillance tools for border security and force protection.
The products announced at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Florida are the LTV-X Light Tactical Vehicle and the FLIR Ranger R6SS portable radar.
The LTV-X is a tactical reconnaissance vehicle featuring multiple integrated sensors, such as the TacFLIR 280-HD multispectral ISR turret. and the Ranger R6SS Ground Surveillance Radar.
The LTV-X comes with an onboard command-and-control system for control, exploitation, and dissemination of real-time imagery and target tracking between deployed mobile and fixed assets, the company said.
The Ranger R6SS ground-surveillance radar detects and tracks personnel and vehicles within a 15-kilometer range. It has advanced Digital Beam-Forming and a high-speed refresh rate. With built-in North-finding and GPS capabilities, it can be mounted on a vehicle or dismounted and carried for artillery and mortar fire correction.
Its operators can also network multiple vehicles, sensors, unmanned aerial system with a central command center to give unprecedented situational awareness and responsiveness.
"The Ranger R6SS and LTV-X are FLIR's latest innovations in support of mission-critical ground surveillance, force protection and border security that leverage our unique commercially developed, military qualified model," said Kevin Tucker, vice president and general manager of FLIR Surveillance. "Both products are designed to maximize detection, responsiveness and reliability in situations that demand the highest performance."