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Aircraft Gateway Processor (AGP/AGX)
The Aircraft Gateway Processor (AGP) is an Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) controller contained within a single, flight qualified, Line Replaceable Unit. Learn more
The AW Hero is a state-of-the-art Short Range Tactical Rotary Unmanned Air Vehicle (RUAV), that incorporates the Leonardo Helicopter Division experience in the helicopter design and productions. Learn more
BriteCloud Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) is a compact, DRFM-based active RF countermeasure that has the capability to defeat the majority of RF-guided surface-to-air and air-to-air threat systems. BriteCloud is designed to be dispensed from standard chaff/flare dispensers and therefore requires minimal platform integration. Learn more
Distributed Aperture IR Counter Measures (DAIRCM)
Aircraft survivability system that utilizes a single sensor for both 2-color IR missile warning and wide FOV gimbal for threat countermeasure. It includes Hostile Fire Indication, laser warning and future use for Degraded Visual Environment. The sensors provide a 360-degree self-protection capability with a future situation awareness application. Learn more
Distributed Aperture Sensor (DAS)
This is our 'brownout' camera/detector system but we can't refer to it as the Brownout camera in the public realm. The DAS camera provides all the performance of a long-range capable, cooled LWIR camera in a small, low-power package. Learn more
Dual Mode Warning Sensor (DMWS)
Aircraft Survivability sensor that packages Leonardo DRS’ 2-color IR missile warning capability in the US Army’s AN/AAR-57 form factor. This fast frame rate sensor is also well suited for hostile fire indication, limited Degraded Visual Environment capability and their distributed installation provides 360-degree situational awareness. Learn more
Joint Tactical Terminal
Leonardo DRS continues to push the limits of SWaP-C (Size, Weight, Power and Cost) in our family of multi-functional tactical terminals. We are packing more channels into smaller volumes, providing additional capabilities and saving space on platforms. Learn more
Limited Interim Missile Warning System (LIMWS)
Leonardo DRS is providing the sensor as a sub-contractor to BAE for the U.S. Army’s Limited Interim Missile Warning System (LIMWS) which provides 360 threat detection. Learn more
Osprey MM multi-mode surveillance radar provides second generation Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) surveillance capability as the primary sensor on airborne assets to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Download the data sheet
Picosar Unit 1
(AESA) radar provides superior all-weather SAR/GMTI capability for Unmanned Aerial Systems and fixed and rotary wing platforms. The array utilises low power, solid state Transmit Receive Modules (TRM) and delivers outstanding reliability. Learn more
SAGE is a digital ESM/ ELINT for Radio Frequency (RF) intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Delivering a situational awareness capability, SAGE provides RF signal analysis for intelligence gathering and tactical responses.
SEER is an advanced digital Radar Warning Receiver (RWR). The system is highly sensitive, providing detailed parametric and Angle of Arrival measurement of intercepted signals. SEER is fully programmable, allowing users to configure its operation with indigenous Mission Dependent Data.
TCTS II Pod
Leonardo DRS, as a principal subcontractor to teammate Collins Aerospace, will supply the next-generation tactical training system to the U.S. Navy called Tactical Combat Training System Increment (TCTS) II. Learn more
TH-37 Advanced Helicopter Trainer
Military Helicopter training demands the right tool for the job, Leonardo Helicopters delivers it. The TH-73 provides basic helicopter flight training cost effectively and without compromise. It provides seamless and smooth transition to modern combat helicopters. Learn more
Mission Critical Equipment Cabinet for CPS TI16
Leonardo DRS provides development, testing, production and delivery of display, workstation, processing and network systems for ship combat control.
SHINCOM IVCS Communications
IVCS and SVS communications (Interior Voice and Secure Voice Communications). Internal IVCS voice cabinets are physically separated forward and aft to survive battle damage. Voice terminals are throughout the ship including up the mast. Secure voice cabinet is installed close to CIC, where most of the secure terminals go. Learn more
A four-channel HF receiver for spectrum monitoring, signals intelligence and geolocation applications that has the ability to detect very weak signals in strong signal environments. Learn more
Covering the RF microwave spectrum and with a 500 MHz wide bandwidth, Sparrow can be deployed with confidence in the most demanding signal environments to achieve performance that far exceeds that of larger products. Learn more
A breakthrough in high-performance RF, containing up to ten 100 MHz channels in a single-slot 6U VPX module. Learn more
Family of Weapon Sights
Our advances in situational awareness and lethality, allow our warfighters to maintain overmatch and stay ahead of the threat. With decades of battle-proven reliable EO/IR systems to the US and allied military forces, we are ready to with a new generation of thermal systems to give the warfighter the advantage. Learn more
Joint Effects Targeting System (JETS)
Unfavorable conditions are common for American Soldiers on battlefields around the world. They often operate in pitch-dark, fog, haze, dust, smoke and adverse weather. Learn more
Advanced Data Acquisition & Control System (ADACS)
ADACS features embedded sensors & controls for preventing, predicting and detecting arc faults in high power electrical systems with real time warning and control. Learn more
Hybrid Electric Drive / Electric Propulsion Motors
Leonardo DRS provides power-dense solutions for Naval propulsion for Hybrid Electric Drive and Integrated Electric Drive. Our propulsion drives for U.S. Navy applications show our ability to meet strict power quality requirements. Learn more
PA44 Permanent Magnet Motor / Generator
The PA44 is direct water-cooled and rated up to 625HP. At only 395 lbs. the PA44 produces 1.6 horsepower per lb., making it the most power dense machine in its class. It has been selected to provide hybrid electric drive propulsion for the U.S. Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter program. Learn more
Silicon Carbide (SiC) Power Electronics Module (PEM)
The Leonardo DRS series of liquid-cooled Power Electronic Modules (PEMs) advances solid-state conversion technology for improved power density, flexibility and maintainability. Since the development of our first baseline PEM in 2005 we have worked continually to improve capability while meeting stringent power quality and acoustic requirements. Learn more
The next step forward in UPS reliability and availability, DRS Pivotal Power’s 3 phase, 440VAC input / 440 VAC output Zonal UPS features n+1 redundant hot-swappable modules with automatic and manual bypass capability. Available in 2kVA increments, the Zonal UPS is configurable to replace multiple point of use UPS’s with a single, common unit. Learn more
SAMDIS Synthetic Aperture Sonar
Synthetic Aperture & Mine Detection Imaging Sonar (SAMDIS) provides an unmatched Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) capability in a solution scalable to any Tow-body, UUV, LDUUV, or XLUUV. Learn more
STRALES with DART
STRALES system represents a remarkable evolution for the 76/62 naval artilleries which includes three main components: a 76/62 naval gun, DART guided ammunition and a Radio Frequency Guidance System with associated electronic. Learn more
We design and build innovative and industry-leading naval power and propulsion systems --essential ship-based electronic systems and advanced sensors for surface and subsurface platforms across the Navy. In fact, we have products on every U.S. Navy vessel.
Build-to-Print is a Navy Acquisition Process where the Navy can pay a reduced price and receive a quality product, equipment or components according to their exact specifications.
The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business manufactures a host of equipment for the US Navy. MIL-S-901 shock testing must be done on some equipment to meet stringent U.S. Navy requirements. Heavy equipment must be tested in what is called a “barge test”. In this video you can see the extreme nature of this testing. The unit being tested is a Water Mist Fire Fighting Pump that weighs approximately 12,000lbs.