ALTAS - Advanced Laser Threat Alerting System

Protects from laser-guided missiles

Capabilities

ALTAS-2Q

  • In-time warning with low FAR against LRF and LTD
  • Multiple simultaneous detection and tracking of up to 4 threats
  • High reliability due to low numbers of LRUs (MTBF)
  • Low weight

ALTAS-2QB

  •  In-time warning with low FAR against LRF, LTD  and LBR
  • Multiple simultaneous detection and tracking of up to 4 threats
  • High reliability due to low numbers of LRUs
  • Low weight (2 sensor heads only, with integrated processing unit)
  • Best angle accurancy in azimuth of the market
     

Description

The ALTAS laser warning systems comprises passive systems that are designed to detect, track and warn of hostile laser sources aiming at the platform. ALTAS permits easy installation and integration on all airborne military platforms.

Configurations

ALTAS-2Q

  • detects laser range finders and laser target designators.
  • delivers all parameters required to initiaterelevant countermeasures.
  • can be easily integrated into higher level electronic warfare suites using standard interfaces

ALTAS-2QB

ALTAS-2QB detects laser range finders, lasertarget designators and laser beamriders and delivers all parameters required to initiate relevant countermeasures.

Features

  • Detection of laser sources from laser range finders (LRF) and laser target designators (LTD) with a very high angle accuracy
  • Easy integration into existing and future electronic warfare suites using standard interfaces
  • Identification of laser type via library
  • Minimum integration effort and space requirements; processing is performed within the sensor heads  (no separate processing unit)
  • Minimum maintenance
  • For ALTAS-2QB: High sensitivity to the detection of laser beam rider sources allows in-time warning for countermeasures

 

Main Benefits

ALTAS is a combat proven, reliable system in service with nations across the globe. HENSOLDT's laser warners are in service on helicopters and small transport aircraft with different customers worldwide. Reference platforms are for example: C-295, Chinook, Cougar, CH-53, Tiger and NH90.

ALTAS is one of the main sub-systems of the AMPS Airborne Missile Protection System.

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Product Impressions

ALTAS-2Q offers protection from laser guided missiles

Product Impressions

ALTAS-2QB offers protection from laser beam guided missiles

Product Impressions

ALTAS-2Q system

Product Impressions

ALTAS-2QB system

Contact

HENSOLDT Optronics

+49.7364.9557-368