Altavian Inc., Lockheed Martin providing sensor payload to Army Read more: http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2014/11/13/Altavian-Inc-Lockheed-Martin-providing-sensor-payload-to-Army/4231415912521/#ixzz3J2ioe3hD

A new electro-optic sensor payload from Altavian Inc. and Lockheed Martin for RQ-20 Puma unmanned aerial systems has been ordered by the U.S. Army.

The hand-launched RQ-20 Puma will now carry a new electro-optic gimbaled sensor payload. (AeroVironment)

A new gimbaled imaging sensor jointly developed by Altavian Inc. and Lockheed Martin will be used on the U.S. Army’s Puma small unmanned aerial system.

Provision of the gimbaled electro-optical imaging sensor, which provides advanced stabilization, sharper images, dual-band imaging and laser illumination capabilities comes under a $4 million award to Altavian, Lockheed Martin reported.

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