ViDAR™ VMS Pods
ViDAR Optical Radar is available with the VMS range of airborne pods and integration options which can be easily deployed on fixed and rotary wing crewed and uncrewed aircraft.
Pod configurations support day and night time operations with EO and IR sensor options for different mission types and aircraft mounting.
Integrated with ViDAR software and a mission management system, the game changing capabilities of ViDAR Optical Radar can be added quickly and efficiently to your search and surveillance operations.
ViDAR Maritime Surveillance (VMS) Pods
ViDAR VMS-5 Day/Night Pod
The ViDAR VMS-5 is a low SWAP search and surveillance pod supporting Day and Night operations. It is compatible with COTS mounting systems, wing strut mounts or we can provide bespoke mounting solutions.
The VMS-5 pod uses an array of multi-camera EO and Long Wave IR sensors to provide 180 degree search coverage in front or the aircraft.
Size: (l) 865mm (34″) x (w) 305mm (12″) x (h) 216mm (8.5″)
Weight: 21Kg (fully integrated)
Power: 400W, 18-48V DC
EO resolution: 60MP sensor array
IR resolution: 2.6MP sensor array
The VMS-5 pod can also be provided in Day-only (VMS-1) or Night-only (VMS-2) variants and is also offered in asymmetric configurations (VMS-3) and (VMS-4) suitable for mounting on either or both wings of high-wing aircraft.
Integrated ViDAR Options
Beechcraft Nose Cone Integration
ViDAR has been integrated into Beechcraft nose cones. Contact us to discuss options.
Custom Pod Integration
ViDAR has been installed in custom pod housings on several aircraft including the CL-604, Dash-8 and King Air 200. With a network of integration partners worldwide we can optimize a configuration to your requirements. Contact us to discuss options.
Custom Airframe Integration
ViDAR has been integrated directly into the airframe of several aircraft including the Twin Otter Guardian 400. With a network of integration partners worldwide we can optimize a configuration to your requirements. Contact us to discuss options.
Uncrewed Systems Integration
ViDAR has been integrated into uncrewed aircraft systems including the Insitu ScanEagle. Contact us for additional information.