HIDAS, the Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids System, was developed for and has been proven in theatre on the UK's Apache attack helicopter. HIDAS utilises threat data from multi-spectral sensors, together with a user-defined Mission Data Set (MDS), to produce a comprehensive tactical picture of the operating environment. For the AW159 Lynx, Airborne and Space Systems Division offers the HIDAS-15 variant.
PIRATE (Passive InfraRed Airborne Track Equipment) is the FLIR/IRST for Eurofighter Typhoon. Developed by the Airborne and Space Systems Division-led consortium, Eurofirst, PIRATE is a complex system that operates radar-like modes in a wide field of regard. PIRATE is capable of operating against several heavily cluttered scenarios in each one of the following IRST modes: Multiple Target Tracking, Single Target Tracking and Slaved Acquisition.
LINAPS Artillery Pointing System is a self-contained gun mounted navigation, pointing and weapon management system for all Artillery and Mortar platforms. It is currently in service in the UK, Canada, UAE, Oman, South Africa, Malaysia and Thailand.
The Type 158 laser provides designation, ranging and illumination for airborne platforms. Configured in a two-box format to ease integration, this highly capable dual wavelength laser is designed to support gated Burst Illumination LADAR (BIL) sensor systems.
The Type 163 Laser Target Designator is a man portable laser designed to provide laser designation for semi-active laser guided weapons.
Airborne and Space Systems Division's SkyWard system offers state-of-the-art capabilities in Infrared Search and Track (IRST). SkyWard is a product of Airborne and Space Systems Division's extensive experience in the field of IRST for airborne and naval systems and is the latest addition to the Company's proven record in delivering innovative technology to Customers.