Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2022

Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2022

May 16 – 19, 2022 | Tampa, FL

Location: Tampa Convention Center
Booth#: 835

The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) is 2022’s most important opportunity for the SOF community to interact with industry and collaborate on the challenges, initiatives, and way-ahead in delivering the most cutting-edge capabilities into the hands of SOF operators.

For more information or to schedule a meeting during the event, please contact:

Alyssa Meier
+1 256 520 8466


Mounted and Dismounted EO/IR Sensors

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 about Mounted and Dismounted EO/IR Sensors

Electronic Warfare Systems

Electronic Warfare SystemsIn today’s electromagnetic operational environments, helping the warfighter own the spectrum is paramount to their safety and success. Low SWAP and high performing systems with disruptive capabilities are what Leonardo DRS delivers to the warfighter. These solutions defend our military’s networks and information systems while exploiting adversaries’ communications to ensure the right information flows to the commanders who need it, when they need it.

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Aircraft Survivability Equipment

Aircraft Survivability EquipmentDetecting and defeating to improve aircraft survivability. The threats never rest so neither can your Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE). From advanced infrared detectors for early warning detection to next-generation Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCL) for missile defeat, we help provide the best protection and awareness technologies available so our military can stay ahead of the threat.

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Tactical Computing for Mission Command

Tactical Computing for Mission CommandAs the seventh and most advanced evolution of mounted computing the Mounted Family of Computing Systems builds upon the strengths of its predecessors. Leonardo DRS is proud to be selected as the sole source provider of mission command computing and display systems for the U.S. Army.

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Special Forces Capabilities | Own the Edge

DAIRCM is an aircraft survivability system approach that utilizes a single sensor for both 2-color IR missile warning and wide field of view gimbal for threat countermeasure. Additional capabilities of the sensor include hostile fire indication (HFI), laser warning, limited Degraded Visual Environment capability, distributed sensors available for providing 360-degree situational awareness.

Dual Mode Warning Sensor (DMWS)Dual Mode Warning Sensor (DMWS)
Aircraft survivability sensor that packages Leonardo DRS’ 2-color IR missile warning capability in the U.S. 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.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Hoverfly Technologies Inc. (HTI) of Orlando, Florida to manufacture HTI’s line of Tethered Unmanned Aerial Systems (TUAS). The Leonardo DRS Land Systems business in St. Louis, Missouri has since received its first order from Hoverfly valued at over $4 million.

Learn more about LiveSky™

For all-domain operations, Leonardo DRS is presently supporting the Army with prototype and production systems that can operate at multiple security levels within one sensor. In many cases these sensors are also designed with ultra-low-SWaP technologies. These are in a variety of configurations, including a Manpack configuration, tethered-drone configuration, and even an untethered-drone sensor.

Blackstone Intelligence Sensor for Electronic Protection & Electronic Support
The Blackstone Sensor performs direction finding (DF), time difference of arrival (TDOA), electronic protection, and electronic support capabilities providing mission-critical intelligence to the Warfighter.

Learn more about Blackstone

Joint Tactical TerminalsJoint Tactical Terminals
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. That’s big thinking in compact, cutting-edge products.

Learn more about Joint Tactical Terminals

PitBull™ Multi-Protocol
PitBull is a compact, multi-function, dual agile transceiver sensor capable of monitoring and locating multiple advanced signal emitters. The sensor can be used stand-alone or networked with other sensors to accomplish its programmed mission objective.

Learn more about PitBull™

RF Technologies Providing Signal Solutions
RF Technologies Providing Signal Solutions
High performance and densely packaged tuners, receivers and subsystems with cutting-edge RF technology to detect signals of interest that would otherwise go unnoticed.

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FWS-CSFamily of Weapon Sights-Crew Served (FWS-CS)
The FWS-CS is a thermal weapon sight, which wirelessly communicates with a helmet worn display (HMD) increasing survivability and decisive operations in day or night conditions. The Warfighter has the ability to engage enemy targets while they are in defilade.

Learn more about FWS-CS

FWS-IFamily of Weapon Sights individual (FWS-I)
The FWS-I is an advanced clip-on infrared weapon sight combining rugged, lightweight, modular construction with superior thermal imaging technology giving today’s Warfighter uncompromising performance in day or night and in smoke or fog, significantly increasing survivability.

Learn more about FWS-I

JETSJoint Effects Targeting System (JETS)
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 about JETS

SPARTNSniper Precision Acquisition Rifle Thermal Night Sight – Elevator (SPARTN-E)
The Sniper Precision Acquisition Rifle Thermal Night Sight – Elevator (SPARTN-E) provides night / day and degraded battlefield or weather condition visibility for the sniper by easily clipping the device in front of the existing day scope. The clip-on configuration allows the operator to maintain the existing day scope zero.

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IWSIndividual Weapon Sights (IWS)
The Individual Weapon Sights (IWS) are an advanced set of clip-on infrared weapon sights, based on Leonardo DRS’ field-proven 17 µm thermal sensor technology. The IWS combines rugged, lightweight, modular construction with superior thermal imaging technology to give today’s Warfighter the capability to maintain uncompromising performance in day or night and in smoke or fog, significantly increasing survivability and decisive operations on the battlefield.

Learn more about IWS

A-PNTAC²ES (A-PNT Converged Computer – Embedded & Scalable)
Developed with efficiency in mind, AC²ES is embedded in our widely used Data Distribution Unit – Expandable (DDUx) II. The DDUx II and military variants are currently fielded on over 150,000 vehicles meaning this capability can be easily implemented without additional space or weight requirements.

Learn more about AC²ES

DDUData Distribution Unit (DDU)
The DDU uses a combination of hardware and software to enable centralized interaction with platform C4ISR, EW and weapons subsystems.

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DDUxData Distribution Unit - Expandable (DDUx)
The DDUx is a highly integrated and extremely rugged computing Server incorporating Intel’s Core i7 processor technology, as well as removable 2.5” solid state hard drives.

Learn more about DDUx

Maintenance Support Device (MSD)Maintenance Support Device (MSD)
The Leonardo DRS rugged SCORPION was built for the worst with the most robust materials available including impact-resistant ultra polymers and sturdy magnesium alloy.

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Multi-Function Rugged Tablet (MRT) IIMulti-Function Rugged Tablet (MRT) II
Leonardo DRS’ military rugged tablet establishes new standards in functionality and performance for portable rugged computers.

Learn more about MRT II

Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS) IIMounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS) II
MFoCS II is the core component of the Mounted Computing Environment. As the key enabler of any vehicle C5ISR architecture, MFoCS II provides a fully integrated Mission Command suite of capabilities.

Learn more about MFoCS II

MRD IIMulti-Function Rugged Displays (MRD) II
The MRDs are multi-function, extremely rugged, sun light readable displays that incorporate resistive touch screens.

Learn more about MRD II

Rugged WorkstationsRugged Workstations
Based on the very latest Intel Core™ i7 CPU technology, the Leonardo DRS RW Range of high resolution, modular multi-function tactical Smart Displays provide leading edge computing and display capability for the most demanding ground vehicle environments.

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Vehicle Intercom System (VIS)Vehicle Intercom System (VIS)
Vehicle Intercom System (VIS)
The Leonardo DRS Vehicle Intercom System (VIS) is a non-developmental product that offers a flexible, future- proof solution to platform based audio.

Learn more about Vehicle Intercom System (VIS)

DVE WideDriver's Vision Enhancer (DVE) Wide
Driver's Vision Enhancer Wide provides vehicle operators with enhanced situational awareness for combat, tactical-wheeled vehicles, armored security vehicles, and standard security vehicles (i.e. SUV).

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HexaBlµ™ 1280-MWHexaBlµ™ 1280-MW
A cooled 6-micron MWIR camera module. It employs a revolutionary 6 μm pixel pitch HgCdTe detector technology that leverages Leonardo DRS’ proprietary HDVIP® (High Density Vertically Integrated Photodiode) to deliver high sensitivity mid-wave infrared (MWIR) detection in an incredibly small Integrated Dewar Cooler Assembly (IDCA).

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Stabilized Sight System (S3)Stabilized Sight System (S3)
The Stabilized Sight System (S3) is designed to meet the complex operational needs and challenges for a wide variety of ground combat vehicle platforms and battlefield scenarios. Using a variety of payload options, the S3 can be tailored to mission needs and provide crewmen rapid target acquisition response capabilities with extended range performance day, night and in adverse combat conditions.

Learn more about Stabilized Sight System (S3)

Tamarisk®Tamarisk® 320
For applications constrained by aggressive size, weight and power, Tamarisk® family of 17 μm uncooled thermal imaging modules offer flexible solutions to ensure your projects’ success.

Learn more about Tamarisk® 320

Tamarisk®Tamarisk® 640
For applications constrained by aggressive size, weight and power, Tamarisk® family of 17 μm uncooled thermal imaging modules offer flexible solutions to ensure your projects’ success.

Learn more about Tamarisk® 640

Tenum™ 640Tenum™ 640
Tenµm™640 precisely balances ultra-small pixel structure with ultra-sensitive microbolometer performance at a remarkable cost advantage. The 10-micron pixel pitch Vanadium Oxide (VOx) technology behind Leonardo DRS’ Tenµm™640 is the most advanced uncooled infrared sensor design available to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) today.

Learn more about Tenum™ 640

Zafiro® 640 MicroZafiro® 640 Micro
Leonardo DRS’ Zafiro® 640 Micro is a low power, ultra-compact MWIR 640 x 480 camera core for the most demanding imaging applications.

Learn more about Zafiro® 640 Micro

Permanent Magnet MotorPermanent Magnet Axial PA Series PM Motors & Generators
The Leonardo DRS Permanent-magnet axial series motors are some of the most power-dense permanent magnet motors on the market today. The completely enclosed water cooled PA series is certified to operate in moist and dusty environments and in extreme temperatures (-40 to +60°C ). PA machines have been proven by years of rugged performance in oil and gas top drive and transit operations.

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OBVPTITAN On-Board Vehicle Power (OBVP)
TITAN OBVP equipped vehicles greatly improve the operational adaptability of ground forces by providing mobile, expeditionary power when speed, range, agility, and flexibility are critical to mission success.

Learn more about OBVP