Jan. 22 (UPI) — The British Defense Ministry introduced a $137 million deal on Friday for a superior-tech surveillance system that could support soldiers to detect enemy targets.
The Dismounted Joint Fires Integrator, with “sensor to shooter” or “detect and destroy” thermal imaging technologies, will be constructed by the British subsidiary of the Israeli defense contractor Elbit Techniques about five many years.
The amount of devices obtained by the ministry was not announced.
Making use of the program improves a soldiers’ means to find and determine battlefield targets, and quickly presents focusing on information essential to hearth rapidly and properly, the ministry reported in a press release.
With details collected on a tablet computer, as the functioning soldier stays concealed, the program relays the information to an plane or artillery system to engage a focus on.
The method has 6 unique suites, tailor-made to unique battlefield mission roles, and is suitable with existing hardware and computer software. And it can be operated by a solitary soldier.
The DJFI employs synthetic intelligence and can interface with radio communications equipment now in use by the British armed forces, Elbit Programs claimed on Friday in a statement.
“This deal with Elbit Units United kingdom not only provides the extremely latest in battlefield technological innovation to our frontline soldiers, but also invests in the British defense marketplace, sustaining much more than 500 work across the U.K,” Defense Minister Jeremy Quin commented.