NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar
NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar

Delivering real-time, actionable intelligence
in day, night and all-weather conditions

Enabling multi-INT, all-weather ISR capabilities normally found on larger, more expensive platforms.

SAR/MTI/CCD Radar Data

Advanced, low-SWaP, multi-mode radar in a protected weatherized pod.

Coherent Change Detection

CCD helps discover surface disturbances more effectively than EO or IR alone.

Wide-area search modes

Ideal for maritime patrol, force protection and counter-trafficking missions.

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Specifications

Operational Ranges
  • Operating Frequency: Ku band
  • Operating Altitude: Mode dependent up to 10,000 ft AGL
  • SAR imaging range: 24 km (at 1m resolution)
  • MTI (vehicle): 12 km max. range; max. continuous coverage 60 km2
Standard Data Formats
  • KML, Complex NITF
  • JPG, PNG, BMP
  • STANAG 4607 Detects, STANAG 4676 Tracks
Variants
  • NSP-5(X): SAR, CCD, GMTI/MMTI (advanced), DMTI
  • NSP-5(S): SAR, GMTI/MMTI (standard)
  • X variant available to approved customers
Operating Software
  • Uses “Lisa 3D” intuitive software for Command and Control (C2) and Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED)
  • Pre-mission flight geometry based on data collection plan
  • Operational capability to program the radar, dynamically change plans and modes, and perform real-time analysis
  • Post-mission analysis with export to standard formats and data forensics

All-weather, high-quality, multi-mode radar

• Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)

• Moving Target Indicator (MTI)

• Coherent Change Detection (CCD)

Multiple radar search modes

• Stripmap – Monitors a swath of ground parallel to the direction of flight.

• Spot light – Monitors a selected area of ground while UAS flies past or around it.

• Wide Area – Monitors the large area within the radar’s FoV for potential targets of interest.

Wide-area search modes

• Ground Moving Target Indicator (GMTI)

• Dismount Moving Target Indicator (DMTI)

• Maritime Moving Target Indicator (MMTI)

• High Value Target (HVT) mode

Developed and produced by IMSAR. Integrated and tested in collaboration between Insitu and IMSAR.

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NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar
NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar

Laser designation on a combat-proven,
runway-independent Group 3 tactical UAS

Same superior image quality and stability as the Integrator’s baseline ISR turret, now with a STANAG-compliant laser designator.

Laser Designation

A built-in laser spot tracker overlays a reticle on the video stream for intuitive operation.

Maritime auto-gain

Adjusts the imager parameter ensuring max. amount of useful data is visualized.

Bandwidth-efficient encoding

Maximize utilization with the adjustable parameter set, enabling direct control.

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Specifications

Modalities
  • Electro-optic
  • Mid-wave infrared
  • Laser pointer
  • Laser designator
  • Laser spot tracker
  • Co-boresight ground
    support equipment
Imagery
  • EO continuous zoom field of view
    1.1 – 31.5 degrees
  • MWIR continuous zoom field of view
    1.6 – 22 degrees
  • Picture-in-picture display option
  • Digital video output
  • MISB-compliant metadata streams
LASER DESIGNATOR
  • STANAG 3733 compliant
  • Available to approved customers

Laser designation

The laser designator added to our combat-proven EO and MWIR turret enables Integrator users to shorten the targeting cycle.

Compatible with joint munitions

The STANAG 3733 compliant laser designator provides guidance for compatible munitions delivered by air and surface platforms.

Multi-imager, multi-feed software

View simultaneous imagery streams, and blend frames from EO and IR images in one stream for more intuitive imagery data consumption.

Laser designation with multi-step safety measures provides targeting for enhanced mission capabilities

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NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar
NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar

Persistent and superior imagery day and night with a single turret

Combines an EO imager with an MWIR thermal camera in one turret to capture real-time daytime and nighttime intelligence without interrupting the mission

One turret, combined capabilities

Electro-optical (EO) and Mid-wave infrared (MWIR) imager

Independent Zoom

Operators control the zoom level of each imager independently

Choose viewing options

Imagery can be viewed either side by side with multi-imager, multi-feed (MIMF) or the turret can send one stream with a picture-in-picture view.

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Specifications

Gimbal

  • Tilt: 80° forward; 45° back
  • Roll: Endless 360°
  • Slew rate: 50°/sec
  • Capability: MWIR imager, EO imager and optional laser pointer

Imagers

  • Wavelength: 3–5 μm (MWIR), 400–900 nm (EO)
  • Horizontal field-of-view: 1.7°–22° (MWIR), 1.1°–31.5° (EO)
  • Zoom: 13x continuous (MWIR), 30x continuous (EO)
  • Pixels: 640 x 480 (MWIR), 1280 x 720 (EO)

Laser Pointer

  • 830 nm, 150 mW, 1.0, mrad
  • Class 3B laser product. Invisible laser radiation. Avoid exposure to beam.

Monitor stationary and moving objects

Autonomous object tracking and simultaneous video stream viewing lets operators quickly identify and maintain positive identification for both stationary and moving subjects of interest.

Autonomous object tracking in both views

Laser pointer (optional) and Embedded Alticam Vision™ imaging system that eliminates in-flight vibrations

EO/IR imagery overlay

Improves daytime and nighttime image interpretation for enhanced situational awareness.

Dual Imager produced in collaboration with Hood Tech Corporation, Vision Inc.

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EO950
EO950

Precise yet powerful

EO950 delivers high-magnification EO imagery and full-motion video views

Always On Target

Maintain high-level situational awareness while never losing sight of your target

Enhanced imagery

Overlapping FoV enables smooth transition between imagers

Night-Shot

Zoom imager enables sunrise and sunset operations

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Specifications

EO Zoom Imager

• Wavelength: 400-900 nm

• Horizontal FoV: 1.2-4.8 deg

• Digital Zoom: .5x to 2x

• Output Format: 960×720 px

EO Telescope

• Wavelength: 400-650 nm

• Horizontal FoV: .22-1.1 deg

• Digital Zoom: .2x to 2x (averaging 12MP
Sensor Pixels into 640 x 480 Frame)

• Output Format: 960×720 px

• Focal Plane Array: 4000 x 3000 px

Multi-Imager, Multi Feed

Electro-optical (EO) telescope and zoom imagers are independently controlled and transmitted through simultaneous digital feeds, allowing the operator to maintain high level situational awareness with detailed target inspection.

Leverage Zoom and Telescope

Follow moving targets with telescope while positioning zoom imager to reacquire if track is lost.

Low SWAP

Maintains low SWAP even with dual feed.

Higher Quality Imagery

Greater resolution range. Embedded video processing, including image stabilization and target tracking. Fully digital feed with larger format imagery allows higher network
communication.

Improved Imager Usability

Narrower telescope Field-of-View (FoV), wider “zoom out”, and narrower zoom imager + digital zoom.

Modular and Flexible

Supported on all Insitu aircraft platforms including analog ScanEagle. The integral Alticam Vision Network (AVN) supports networked communication. And the forward-looking dome increases field of regard and enables additional weather clearing, increasing operational flexibility.

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NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar
NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar

Enhanced ISR turret for Insitu UAS

Groundbreaking engineering brings advanced telescope and targeting capabilities previously available only in higher-priced platforms.

Multi-Imager, Multi-Feed

Never lose sight of a target while simultaneously maintaining situational awareness

Superior Targeting Support

Precise geo-spatial targeting through laser designation

Unprecedented Visibility

Discern details and see clearly through obscurants

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Specifications

Image Quality

• EO continuous zoom field of view (FOV) 0.13-31.5 degrees (telescope optical FOV 0.13 degrees)

• MWIR continuous zoom field of view 0.65-22 degrees (telescope optical FOV .65 degrees)

• SWIR telescope optical field of view 0.57 degrees (option)

Capabilities

• Elecro-optic

• Mid-wave infrared

• Short-wave infrared (option)

• Continuous zoom telescope optics

• Laser rangefinder

• Laser pointer

• Laser designator (option)

Three variants

Through groundbreaking achievement in design and engineering, customers can now utilize the high resolution, enhanced telescope and superior laser designation targeting capabilities in a Group 3 UAS platform.

ISR

Multi-sensor turret includes electro-optic (EO) and mid-wave infrared (MWIR) telescopes for the highest resolution imagery yet achieved by a Group 3 UAS.

Multi-spectral

Adds the ability to see through smoke, fog and haze at an extended range via a short- wave infrared (SWIR) telescope.

Laser designation

Adds STANAG-3733-compliant laser designator and pointer for advanced targeting support.

Proven Experience

With over 1.3 million operational hours, our systems are trusted by defense, government, and commercial customers across 50 global sites of operation.

Additional benefits

  • Multiple, simultaneous video streams
  • Digital video output
  • Picture-in-picture display options
  • High-definition imagers
  • MISB-compliant metadata streams
  • Maritime auto-gain
  • Bandwidth profiles for maximum data throughput

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NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar
NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar

Automated detection with high-resolution identification

Detect and identify maritime targets over vast areas of water with ViDAR (Visual Detection and Ranging)

Search and surveillance

Cover wide areas at unprecedented Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP)

Detection, cataloguing, and cueing

ViDAR pairs a scanning search camera with a high-resolution nose turret

Positive identification

Equipped with modular payload sensor suite and onboard image processing algorithms to automatically identify maritime targets

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Specifications

ViDAR Turret
  • Scan Type: Five Increment Step Stare
  • Angular Coverage: 180° *FOR limits and FOV scan rate are configurable to support mission flexibility
EO Turret
  • Wavelength: 400-900 nm
  • Pixels: 1280 x 720
  • Tilt: 30° Up, 90° Down
  • Pan: 360° (Endless)
  • Slew Rate: 50°/Sec
  • Performance @ 1 Hz and 2 Hz: 59 dB attenuation
  • Power Supply Range: 12.6–14.4 VDC, 16 w Nominal, 17.5 w Peak
Target and Distance

Examples of Demonstrated Capability

  • Person in Water (PIW): >1.7 NM
  • Six-Person Raft: >3.5 NM
  • 20’ Fast Boat: >9.1 NM
  • 40’ Fast Boat: >17.5 NM
  • Single Deck Car Ferry: >30 NM

System Features

Using the ViDAR modular payload, Insitu UAS can search an approximately 13,360 NM area in 12 hours.

Quick, Actionable Intelligence

Distinguishes between water and objects, making it easier for the operator to rapidly locate, track, and catalog multiple objects of interest for map location overlays, tracking and target interrogation.

Increase Performance

Identified targets are autonomously ranked to increase human operator performance. Paired with unlimited multi-target tracking and geo-location, and cross-correlation with AIS.

Enhanced Idenfitifcation

Pairing automated target detection with high-resolution identification empowers operators to find objects of interest that other search methods often miss, such as low-profile vessels. Proven to detect 98% of targets ranging from a person in the water to large ships.

Scan and Catalog

Catalog targets for map location overlays, tracking, and target interrogation.

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NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar
NSP-5
Tactical Multi-INT Radar

Wide-Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) for Integrator

RedKite is a small electro-optical system capable of monitoring a city-sized area in real time.

Enables wide-area monitoring

2.5 mi (4k) diameter area monitoring within line-of-sight range of the GCS

Onboard data storage

Up to 8 hrs of mission data on board vehicle supporting real-time or historical data

Information Sharing

Transmits imagery (chipouts) to handheld devices, such as Android

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Specifications

Operational altitude: 3,000-12,000 ft / 1,000-4,000 m AGL

Area of coverage: 1km diameter from 3,000 ft / 1,000 m AGL; 4 km diameter from 12,000 ft / 4,000 m AGL

GSD: 0.13 m at 3,000 ft / 1,000 m AGL; 0.5 m at 12,000 ft / 4,000 m AGL

Camera: >50 Mpx

Refresh rate: ≥ 2 Hz

Cross-cueing: Yes

Viewer windows: Up to 10 unique streaming video windows

GCS archive length: 100 hrs, expandable to 200 hrs

Onboard archive length: 8 hrs

Transmission to mobile devices: Yes

Internal processing: Compact embedded processing includes north-up rendering, real-time and DVR streaming and full-mission storage

Data link: Internal data link, providing a fully integrated, single LRU

Cross cue

RedKite supports cross cueing to Integrator’s primary FMV turret for higher resolution interrogation of subjects of interest.

Supports multiple operators

Supports multiple sensor operators with up to 10 video streams at once, each viewing independent streams. Geospatial and temporal bookmarking allows users to mark and share locations.

Automated detection alerts

User-defined “watchboxes” provide sensor operators with automated alerts when items of interest move in/out for real-time tracking.

RedKite is integrated and tested in collaboration between Insitu and Logos Technologies.

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