Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
Orbit GT Releases Free Esri ArcOnline Widget for 3D Mapping Cloud and 3DM Publisher
Orbit GT releases the free ArcOnline Widget for Web...
Maxar Technologies Hosts Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
MONTREAL - Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates...
Next Generation Infor Enterprise Asset Management Now Available
NEW YORK - Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific...
World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) Launched at UNGGIM
In a landmark development, geospatial industry leaders from across...
Argon Design Releases Argon Streams AV1
CAMBRIDGE, England- Argon Design Ltd, known for its award-winning family...

July 23, 2014
U.S. Air Force Selects UTC Aerospace Systems to Upgrade SYERS-2 Imaging Sensor Fleet

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 13, 2014—UTC Aerospace Systems was awarded a contract by the United States Air Force to upgrade the entire fleet of SYERS-2 imaging sensors to the latest SYERS-2C variant.  UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The upgrade to the SYERS-2C configuration features the latest in multi-spectral technology and increases the spectral resolution and image interpretability beyond that of the baseline system - which already provides the longest range on the National Imagery Interpretability Rating Scale (NIIRS) - further extending the NIIRS range of the Department of Defense (DoD) Airborne intelligence surveillance reconnaissance (ISR) inventory.

"Working with both the US Air Force and the US Navy to meet an urgent requirement, UTC Aerospace Systems was able to re-configure our highest performing operational system quickly," said Kevin Raftery, Vice President, UTC Aerospace Systems. "This SYERS variant brings unique capabilities, particularly advantageous to joint operations in the air/sea battle domain. The initial SYERS-2C system has just completed its initial operational capability phase and is now  supporting the full COCOM ISR requirements. We are pleased to be contracted to deliver this advanced solution to the entire fleet."

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.

www.utcaerospacesystems.com

Comments are closed.