Embodying QinetiQ’s high performance signal processing techniques, our ASX series of COMINT/direction finding systems supports all airborne surveillance platforms. The range gives a high probability of intercept in dense signals environments, and enables the rapid extraction of intelligence from data with advanced filtering techniques.
Scalable SIGINT Solutions
We have worked with a range of customers to develop airborne Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) systems that deliver the intelligence they need in critical operational scenarios. Built on scalable and modular receiver/antenna architectures, we offer tailored solutions matched to small, medium, and large manned and unmanned platforms, with increasing levels of performance:
AS3 is a compact payload which transforms a tactical UAV, manned utility platform or helicopter into a SIGINT aircraft with minimal modification and expense. AS3 is the fastest route to providing situational awareness to ground forces.
AS4 utilises an array of high-accuracy antennas installed across an airframe, providing a high performance yet compact system for larger UAV and manned platform applications.
AS4TM High accuracy direction finding
AS5 is a full specification system for strategic airborne applications, and may be fitted to a range of platforms such as business jets and large widebody jet aircraft. It is able to intercept high volumes of signals traffic over a vast operational area, with very high accuracy direction finding for geolocation at stand-off ranges.
All ASX systems can be remotely operated by datalink using QinetiQ’s innovative bandwidth management technology, and all use our intuitive operator interface, which, for AS3/4 is common to our MEWS Land-based EW solutions.
We also support customers with:
Trials and calibration to optimise and sustain performance
System test and airborne trialling
Platform integration support, and