World Security Report2015-04-08 11:22:11

CONTROP to Debut a Comprehensive Airborne Surveillance Mission System for Helicopters Ideal for Law Enforcement applications

The newly developed A-SMS has been recently STC certified by Canada's Civil Aviation Authority (TCCA) and is in final stages of receiving similar certifications from Brazil and USA

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. will unveil its recently developed and certified A-SMS Airborne - Surveillance Mission System for helicopters at the company's stand at LAAD 2015. The A-SMS is a complete turnkey solution especially designed for converting Law Enforcement and Government Helicopters into an advanced EO/IR surveillance mission configuration. These surveillance helicopters are most commonly used for a variety of Law Enforcement applications including Police, Search and Rescue (SAR), Fire Fighting and Coastal/Border Surveillance.

In addition to the payload, the A-SMS includes an Operator's Work Station with a display monitor, DVR, Control Unit, Mission Computer and Moving Map Software. This software features Augmented Reality (AR) as well as several additional (optional) capabilities such as Cockpit Display, Video Downlink and a Searchlight which is "slaved" to the payload's Line-of-Sight (LOS). Also included is a certified A-Kit for mounting the payload and the entire system on the helicopter.

CONTROP's A-SMS recently received STC (Supplementary Type) Certification by the Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) and is in the process of receiving certificate validation by the Brazilian Civilian Aviation Authority (ANAC) as well as by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the most popular type of Police/Government helicopters in Brazil, the AS 350/355.

The A-SMS was developed and certified in conjunction with CONTROP's Brazilian partner, the well-known TAM Aviaco Executiva and Taxi Aero. The A-SMS will be promoted, installed and supported in Brazil by TAM Aviacao.

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