Gilat Satellite Networks
, a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, showcases its new lightweight integrated airborne satellite communications solution for UAVs at Hall 4, Stand I.30a
|Gilat Terminal for UAV (Photo: Gilat)|
Weighing only 22lbs (10.5kg) and capable of transmitting 1Mbps of IP-based data, Gilat's UAV solution is comprised of a ruggedized spread spectrum satellite modem; a two-way, on-the-move, flat panel tracking antenna; and a compact 40W Ku-band block up-converter (BUC) and power amplifier. The tightly integrated solution provides a lightweight, compact and low-power terminal that is ideal for airborne applications - and can be tailored to meet varied end-user specifications and requirements. The miniature dimensions of the solution allow BLoS (Beyond Line of Sight) operations for very small UAV platforms.
According to Gidi Talmor, RVP Defense International Sales at Gilat,
"The UAVs being used for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), as well as Customs and Border Protection (CBP), are becoming increasingly smaller in order to enable easier navigation and longer flight times. As such, they require the smallest, lightest, and lowest possible power consuming communications solutions. In response to this need, we developed our system featuring one of the industry’s smallest and most compact aerial solutions in its category. The system will be on display at the upcoming LAAD exhibition, and we invite everyone to visit our booth for a closer look at this unique solution
Additional Gilat products being presented are,
- Gilat's RaySat series of low-profile, in-motion, two-way antennas for mobile communications-on-the-move (COTM). Compact, aerodynamic, and vehicle-mounted, RaySat antennas deliver mission-critical data, voice, and video for secure, real-time information flow.
- Gilat’s Wavestream power amplifiers and BUCs: including airborne qualified military and commercial AeroStream Transceiver; 80W and 200W X-band BUCs, 25W and 40W Ka-band Matchbox BUCs, and Ku-band Deck Power Amplifier.
, a leader in the development and production of sonar applications for the defence, commercial, energy, and homeland security markets - presents its family of operational underwater fully automatic diver detection systems, designed for a variety of defence and HLS applications, at the Israeli Pavilion, on Booth # H24
. The AQUA SHIELD provides long range detection of even the weakest underwater targets, thus enabling the protection of coastal and offshore sites; the portable POINT SHIELD covers medium ranges with highly accurate diver detection for protection of ships and smaller zones.
DSIT's diver detection systems are built to operate 24/7/365 in all weather and water conditions. Providing very early warning and sufficient time for response, the systems allow the investigation of targets using a special zoom display.
AQUA SHIELD is a 5th generation Diver Detection Sonar (DDS) system, currently operational in-the-water, protecting naval bases, energy terminals, commercial ports, and other high-value assets from underwater intrusion. The system detects divers with closed and open circuit breathing apparatus, Swimmer Delivery Vehicles (SDVs), Diver Propulsion Devices (DPD), and small submersibles.
POINT SHIELD is DSIT’s Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS). It is a highly accurate, portable system for covering medium ranges. The system protects specific and well-defined zones, such as a section of a narrow river, a water intake channel, an anchored ship, or a constricted area.
Beit-Alfa Technologies (BAT)
, a leading designer and manufacturer of special-purpose vehicles, highlights its family of RIOT CONTROL VEHICLES (RCVs) that use proprietary non-lethal jet pulse water cannon systems, which enable accurate pulse firing as well as significant water savings, at Hall 4, Israel Pavilion, Booth #J32
. The RCVs are available in various sizes for a wide range of defence, law enforcement and Homeland Security (HLS) missions.
Beit-Alfa's rugged, highly effective RCVs are based on the company's over 40 years of experience in specialised vehicle design and production. In addition to the water cannon systems, the vehicles also include advanced Command & Control capabilities that allow the operator to mix accurate amounts of additives to the water pulses, including tear gas (CS), skunk, or dye, according to operational needs.
Reliable, efficient, and easy to operate, Beit-Alfa's line of RCVs provides full self-protection from fire, approaching rioters, and ballistics - and incorporates a bulldozer blade and front water/foam cannon which clear away and extinguish any obstacles in the vehicle's path. A filtration system is included for the driver and cabin crew. Also integrated are a front CCTV and video system, rear camera, and monitor.
The vehicles are built on a variety of chassis sizes to meet the needs of a wide range of operational scenarios. A complete line of over 15 RCV models are available, all custom-built per customer specifications. These vehicles are in use worldwide, and have been extensively field-proven during intensive action.
Beit-Alfa also offers a complete, turn-key package with fully-equipped vehicles that integrate all necessary tools - including an advanced robot - to perform almost any type of EOD & IEDD intervention mission. Enabling rapid deployment and response by EOD teams, the vehicles are internally customized so that all equipment is safely and easily stowed. Designed for convenient accessibility, Beit-Alfa's EOD/IEDD vehicles are deployed by military and police bomb disposal units around the globe. The vehicles are designed according to customer specifications, based on a variety of standard chassis.
, a global provider of information technology services and solutions, introduces its advanced, integrated crisis management solution spanning the national, regional, municipal and field levels – at Booth # J 39
Ness' integrated crisis preparedness and management system enables all levels – from municipal up to regional and national levels – to prepare effectively for disasters and to manage them optimally after they have happened. Disasters may include earthquakes, floods, large-scale fires, hazardous material leakage, air pollution and other natural and man-made catastrophes, as well as atomic, biological and chemical attacks.
The Ness Crisis Management System minimises damage and losses by allowing real-time, central management and tightly coordinated efforts between various rescue teams. The system interfaces with numerous warning systems that alert the public through media such as radio, TV, cellular networks and the Internet, interfaces with information and other command and control systems, and supports the national and regional levels.
“In large-scale emergencies, coordinated management of the crisis at all levels is critical. Decision makers require an integrated situation picture of both field operations and upper levels, reflecting the joint coordinated efforts to cope with the situation
," said Michael Zinderman, President, Technologies & Systems Group (TSG), Ness Technologies
. "In addition, severe disasters often require not only the intervention of local emergency forces, but the involvement of national/regional resources, including military forces, to assist the population and prevent terror attacks. Our integrated crisis management system meet these challenges, enabling full control of national, regional, municipal and field efforts
Netcom Malam Team International
, a leader in strategic communication networks, critical infrastructures, for the military, security-related organizations, strategic facilities, governments and governmental organizations, presents its Master System, a unique and sophisticated integrated C3 solution from the tactical Level to the strategic Level for Public Safety missions, at the Israeli Pavilion, Booth J-37a
The Master System is a concept for C4I solutions that was specifically developed to assist governments or large organisations to manage, command and control any Public Security related situation - from the local, tactical scene to the national, strategic level. The system is designed to integrate the systems and resources of the Nation, State or Organization, to create an integrated, accurate and updated picture of the situation of the entire network at all levels - the armed forces, the police, the security and intelligence agencies, ministries and the national strategic infrastructures.
According to Ron Brenner, the company's CEO
, "We are pleased to present our unique capabilities in the area of integrated command and control at the upcoming LAAD exhibition. The Master System has been successfully developed in Israel, and now - due to its unique capabilities, advanced operational concepts, and cutting-edge technology - it is being offered to foreign countries and public administrations under specific authorization from the State of Israel. We invite everyone to visit our booth and experience the system's exceptional capabilities first-hand
a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of UAVs, has rolled out modernised versions of the HERO-30 expendable reconnaissance UAV, and the HERO-400 Loitering Attack Munition, responding to market demand. Through the recent modernization the systems received upgrade in the propulsion, power generation, avionics and datalinks systems, as well as improved payloads.
|HERO-400 Loitering Attack Munition (Photos: UVision)|
The company will also introduce a common C2 system to be shared by all HERO family UAS. Sharing command and control infrastructure across the family maximizes the commander’s flexibility in deploying these assets in response to rapidly evolving combat scenarios.
|HERO-30 expendable reconnaissance UAV|
“We are excited to launch the UVision Unified Command and Control system at LAAD 2013. This system is an important foundation supporting the future family of HERO UAS as well as the newly modernized HERO-30 and HERO-400 systems,
” said UVision CEO Yair Dubester
. “UVision has worked relentlessly to maximize the cost-effectiveness of unmanned systems while offering highly specialized mission capabilities and expanding the range of unmanned systems’ roles on the battlefield.
UVision is currently offering two versions of expendable UAS for reconnaissance and precision attack applications:
HERO-30 (formerly designated WASP) is a small (3kg) expendable unmanned reconnaissance asset supporting small tactical units and Special Forces.
HERO-30 is a zero-maintenance personal reconnaissance asset, which is launched from a small canister and is electrically powered, resulting in a minimal tactical footprint and extreme ease of deployment on the battlefield. It provides a full half hour of mission time to accommodate the needs of front line units, as they are engaged combat and potentially under fire.
HERO-400 (formerly designated BLADE ARROW) is a medium-size (40kg) loitering munition powered by a gasoline engine. The payload comprises an advanced electro-optical day/night imaging sensor and an 8kg warhead.
HERO-400 can loiter for four hours, for engaging fixed or moving high-value targets. Supporting missions at ranges up to 150km,
HERO-400 provides the tactical commander an affordable, quick-reaction precision strike capability.
The company’s HERO-400 and HERO-30 also share a common architecture that supports full interoperability and complementary mission capability.