Each JATAS prototype system is a tightly integrated package consisting of a laser warning sensor to detect laser guided threats; a missile warning sensor to detect missile and hostile fire threats; and an open architecture processor to process sensor data and provide threat declaration.
What does MWS stand for?
MWS stands for Missile Warning Sensor
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The technology is a derivative of the two-color infrared missile warning sensor that the company developed to protect large aircraft against shoulder-fired guided missiles.
This uses the Northrop Grumman AN/AAR-54 passive missile warning sensor, a high-resolution (256 x 256) staring array fine tracking subsystem, a control indicator unit, a system processor and up to four, four-axis, steerable tracking/ jamming turrets.
The software meshes radars, missile warning sensors, signal jamming devices and other defensive systems.
The Hidas comprises a comprehensive suite of sensors mounted around the aircraft and that includes four missile warning sensors (to detect the ultraviolet plume of a missile each within a field of view of +/-60 degrees), four laser warning receivers (also +/-60 degrees) and four radar warning receivers (with a detection angle of 1 to 120 degrees at frequencies of between 0 to 5 and 18 GHz and 32 to 40 GHz).
The BAE SYSTEMS laser warning receiver integrates sensor performance into the existing hardware of ATK's improved missile warning sensor.
March 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company has completed performance testing of an infrared missile warning sensor that monitors an entire hemisphere from a single telescope.
BAE SYSTEMS laser warning receiver integrates world-class sensor performance into the existing hardware of ATK's much-improved missile warning sensor.