Shvabe Tests New Reconnaissance System in Gulf of Finland


Russia’s Shvabe has successfully tested a terrain reconnaissance system in the Gulf of Finland near Lake Novik at a depth of 34 meters. This information was furnished by the company’s press center.

The new development comprises a viewfinder, a sliding bar and a receiving unit. The viewfinder is a sensitive black and white video camera operating in combination with an infrared light system that turns on automatically in poor lighting. The sliding bar consists of several parts using the telescopic principle. The receiving unit includes an LCD monitor and a battery. The device can operate under ambient temperatures ranging from -20°C to +40°C.

“This device is designed for inspecting various remote places, vehicles and underwater objects. This equipment will considerably facilitate the work of emergency services,” Shvabe Deputy Director General for Research, Development and Innovation, Nikolay Rakovich commented.


Posted on February 18, 2015, in General News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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