Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Raytheon Awarded Helicopter Sensor Contract
Jun 2003
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 11 -- Raytheon Co. was recently awarded a $110.8 million contract by the US Army's Special Operations Command for the design and delivery of 128 electro-optic (EO) sensors systems.

Raytheon said the ZSQ-1(V) sensor systems will provide improved navigation, surveillance and targeting capabilities and will improve mission performance and situational awareness onboard MH-47, MH-60, MH-60 DAP and AH-6 helicopters in day or night operations.

Under the contract, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems will make two variants of the ZSQ-1(V) EO sensor suite for assault and attack operations. The suites will contain laser range finders or laser spot trackers, laser pointers, forward-looking infrared sensors, image-intensified television and processing and control electronics.

With follow-on orders, Raytheon will produce up to 260 of the sensor systems under the contract. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif., and other Raytheon facilities in the US and Canada. Deliveries are expected to be complete by 2010.

For more information, visit:

electro-optic sensorsNews & FeaturesRaytheonSensors & DetectorsUS Army Special Operations Command

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA,

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.