Global Applications of UTC Aerospace ISR Systems
Aerial imaging systems have been used for a variety of applications since photography came into being in the 1800’s. The First World War saw the first widespread use of aerial photography for military reconnaissance missions. Today, ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) is a critical military asset used in theaters worldwide to counter the varied threats that exist across the globe.
UTC Aerospace ISR Systems (Westford, MA), the former Itek Optical Systems, has been at the forefront of space-borne and airborne ISR systems for more than a half century. The United States and more than a dozen countries use reconnaissance systems designed and manufactured at ISR Systems. The presentation will describe the operational employment of these systems in global environments and illustrate how imagery is used for both military and civilian applications.
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