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Case study: LiDAR system provides helicopter pilots a clear line of sight in brownouts - Story

June 24, 2008
Today?s combat zones are inundated with threats - enemy fire, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and mines are a few of the imminent dangers that each war fighter faces. One threat that has become a major focus in recent years is vision obstruction in a helicopter's landing zone, caused by brownouts and whiteouts. However, a new modified LiDAR system is providing 3D images to help increase pilots? situational awareness.