Using new mid-wave infrared detector technology, Lockheed Martin has begun assembly of a wide-area surveillance sensor that will provide at least 130 independently steerable, full-motion video feeds within its field of view. The sensor is being developed for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (Darpa) Autonomous Real-time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance — Infrared (Argus-IR) program. Argus-IR is a follow-on to the Argus-IS gigapixel electro-optical sensor developed by BAE ...

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