Los Alamos and Livermore national laboratories are developing an airborne lidar system to detect biological warfare agents on a battlefield at ranges up to 100 km. Under a U.S. Army-sponsored 21-month technology development effort, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) will build and deliver two fully ruggedized prototypes that can be flown on a standard UH-60 Black Hawk. The Livermore lab is developing a 1.5-micron eye-safe laser specifically for the system. The gulf war ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must be a paid subscriber to access "LIDAR SYSTEM TO DETECT BIOLOGICAL WARFARE AGENTS".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.