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AN/AAR-60 missile launch detection system (MILDS)


The AN/AAR-60 missile launch detection system (MILDS) is a passive, true imaging sensor device for helicopters and wide-body aircraft. It is solar-blind, optimized to detect the ultraviolet (UV) radiation signature that is emitted from an approaching hostile missile exhaust plume.

The system provides high angular accuracy; quick reaction and warning time; a very low false alarm rate; and reliability (more than 9,600 flight hours per sensor). A variant, the AAR-60(V)2 MILDS-F, is...

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