Rising to the Challenge: EO/ IR sensors for Naval & Maritime Surveillance

Published on: Shephard Media: Naval Warfare, Issue 5, 2020
Author: Gerrard Cowan

Summary about Controp’s mention:

EO IR systems are used by countries with long coastlines in complex missions like border protection and counter illegal immigration. The sensors are complementary to radars and provide accurate target classification to assist the ship’s commanding personnel on their decision making.

Some of the development trends include:

  • growing use of SWIR sensors and cameras
  • enhancements of medium-wave IR resolution from VGA to HD format
  • introduction of more advanced algorithms for video and image processing

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