Optical Surveillance Systems

Course Group: 
Military Systems

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course provides an overview of the types of systems used for optical surveillance, including an appreciation of the advantages and limitations of particular device types. No background knowledge is assumed for the course. Attendees receive a comprehensive set of notes.

Who Should Attend

Course Outline

Presenter

Dates & Registration

Duration: 3 days

Delivery mode: Classroom

Locations

Advertised: Canberra

In-house: All states and neighbouring countries, contact the  for more information. Recommended for groups of 10 or more.

What you will receive:

*pending final results

 


 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Those who specify requirements for, procure, or manage optical surveillance systems.

 


 

COURSE OUTLINE

Surveillance and Target Acquisition

Detection / Recognition / Identification | Active and Passive systems | Limitations

Imaging Surveillance

Sources of Radiation | Imaging Basics

Image Resolution

Contrast | Atmospheric Transmission | Visibility Metrics and System Evaluation

Daylight Electro-Optic Imaging

EO Cameras, Lenses and CCDs

Low Light Surveillance and Image Intensification

Gen II & Gen III Image Intensifiers

Thermal Imaging

Anti-Reflection Coatings | Detectors | Scanning and Staring Systems | Minimum Resolvable Temperature Difference (MRTD)

Lasers

Laser Rangefinders | Laser Designators | Laser Beamriders

 


 

Dr Craig Richard Benson

DR CRAIG BENSON

Dr. Craig Benson is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. Craig Benson holds a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales (Australia), a Master degree in science from Cranfield University (UK), and a second Master degree in Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales (Australia).  He is a former RAAF engineering office and consultant.  His research experience and interests are in Space Communication, Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks, Underwater Communications, Guided Weapons, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems and GPS & Navigation Warfare.

 

 

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