Ptds contractor partners are lockheed martin, l3 communications and northrop grumman. Ground based operational surveillance system expeditionary gbosse and the integrated ground security, surveillance and response capability igssrc are new starts in fy 2016. D20 adsb ground surveillance specifications for third iteration edition. Hawkeye ii specifications persistent surveillance systems. Groundbased operational surveillance system expeditionary. The ground surveillance systems operator is primarily responsible for supervising or operating ground surveillance systems that are engaged in intelligence and information gathering. Kestrel is a widearea motion imagery or persistent surveillance system used on aerostats at u. In reality, such an integrated system would have more distributed sites. A surveillance system is useful if it contributes to the prevention and control of adverse health events, including an improved understanding of the public health implications of such events. Marine corps base camp pendleton the west coasts premier fleet marine force training base ground based operational surveillance system. Dec, 2010 persistent ground surveillance systems pgss marry the most cuttingedge, hightech detection sensors to an inexpensive platform. Rheinmetalls persistent surveillance system pss provides a widearea, long. Despite its old technology, it has been the workhorse of mi battalions in the u.
Current practices in electronic surveillance in the investigation of serious organized crime 1. Aug 24, 2016 seeing is believing persistent surveillance systems has been watching baltimore for months updated police charity that normally funds sports team trophies instead helped airborne snooping. Pss builds highly configurable systems to meet your airborne and ground based wide area surveillance mission requirements. This guideline provides checklists for assessing surveillance activities in an existing surveillance system within a country. Lockheed martin delivered its first lta systems to the u. Persistent surveillance systems tethered psst usaasc. Rheinmetalls persistent surveillance system pss provides a widearea, long range observation capability for the detection, identification, and monitoring of potential threats against military installations and other critical infrastructure. Industrial management and security video surveillance. Performance of a surveillance system is assessed by quantitative attributes having all stakeholders actively involved in the. Persistent surveillance system rheinmetall defence. The systems were set up at a predetermined distance that was not altered from the area to be monitored, in order to provide persistent coverage. A surveillance system can also be useful if it helps to determine that an adverse health event previously thought to be unimportant is actually important.
Groundbased operational surveillance system expeditionary gbosse and the integrated ground security, surveillance and response capability igssr. Our goal at pss is to provide the tools that help make our families and our neighborhoods safe places to live and work. The naval air warfare center aircraft division, lakehurst, new jersey, is the contracting activity. Ground surveillance systems how is ground surveillance. Some of your duties as a ground surveillance systems operator may include. Persistent ground surveillance systems pgss marry the most cuttingedge, hightech detection sensors to an inexpensive platform. A network based home surveillance monitoring system. Different organizations use video surveillance to protect peoples safety, protect valuable assets, or minimize risks associated with criminal activity. Telephonics ground surveillance tracking targets near. Surveillance and reconnaissance ground system architecture. Theses modules are software and hardware modules, including communications and networks.
Seeing is believing persistent surveillance systems has been watching baltimore for months updated police charity that normally funds sports team trophies instead helped airborne snooping. Commanders handbook for persistent surveillance, 20 june 2011. In addition, the contract provides for technical support personnel for 22m systems outside the continental u. Storage requirements video requires a lot of storage. To better understand what is meant by electronic surveillance, it is useful to break it down into parts.
Provides the instant response and multilevel integration for the persistent surveillance necessary to counter todays threats. Ground surveillance radars and military intelligence. Surveillance system in small, adaptable pod redkite offers the best of both worlds. Centers for disease control and prevention cdc, 20. Naval air warfare center aircraft divisionlakehurst, nj for the persistent ground surveillance system pgss program. Persistent ground surveillance systems signal magazine. Section 3 describes the basic video understanding algorithms that have been demonstrated, including moving object detection, tracking, classi. Thales has developed a structure for a ground segment based on the operational functions required, and on the definition of modules and networks. For scheduling of ranges and facilities you must contact the training support division reference desk at 7607254444. The portable widearea infrared system for persistent surveillance wisp sensor system detects all moving objects at long range in the ground. Wide area persistent surveillance camera systems technical report 2 all camera systems were placed with approximately the same camera angle and view for comparison purposes. Legal and technological developments have thus made it all but cer. Such a system will include at least one router, one or more cameras. It is my belief that through consistent use, this system will ultimately reduce and deter crime.
Ground based operational surveillance system expeditionary is an expeditionary, ground based, selfcontained, multispectral sensororiented, persistent surveillance system used to greatly enhance situational awareness to counter physical security threats. Pdf persistent surveillance with small unmanned aerial vehicles. Field guidelines for the evaluation of a surveillance system the evaluation of a surveillance system promotes the best use of data collection resources. Persistent surveillance systems tethered pss t delivers tactical and fixed site aerostats to exploit a full range of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance isr, force protection and communications capabilities to joint, interagency and multinational organizations. Four additional systems are allocated for training, testing, and experimentation tte. Apr 01, 2015 the portfolio of the army aerostat systems has doubled with the addition of 29 persistent ground surveillance systems pgss. Argus is an advanced camera system that uses hundreds of cellphone cameras in a mosaic to video and autotrack every moving object within a 15 square mile area. Cooperative ground and air surveillance mechanisms utilize uavs for a broad coverage and ground nodes for a detailed zoom in picture of the area surveillance as. Our innovative radar designs are also used in marine applications, protecting ports and waterways.
Working in conjunction with the navy, the product director pd. Surveillance system the evaluation of a surveillance system promotes the best use of data collection resources and assures that systems operate effectively. Neany is a leader in persistent ground surveillance systems pgss. Cooperative ground and air surveillance mechanisms utilize uavs for a broad coverage and ground nodes for a detailed zoom in picture of the area surveillance as studied in 16 1718.
Persistent surveillance system pss rheinmetall defence. We do that by creating systems that watch our borders, monitor the environment, respond to natural and manmade disasters, and provide help to public safety personnel to reduce crimes that impact our lives. Hood and provides recommendations for future testing. The argusis, or the autonomous realtime ground ubiquitous surveillance imaging system, is a defense advanced research projects agency darpa project contracted to bae systems. Rheinmetalls persistent surveillance system pss provides a widearea, long range observation capability for the detection, identification, and monitoring of potential threats against military installations and other critical infrastructure, such as forward operating bases, forward operating positions, petroleum facilities and power. Anpps ground surveillance radar systems the anpps5 ground surveillance radar is an american radar system that has been around since the vietnam war, having been designed with 1950s technology. The portfolio of the army aerostat systems has doubled with the addition of 29 persistent ground surveillance systems pgss. National center for hiv, std and tb prevention, cdc robert l. Spynel cameras are deployed and ensure forward operation base protection on 25mhigh wideareasurveillance towers deployed in afghanistan. Protecting against the threat of persistent surveillance by. Wide area persistent surveillance camera systems technical.
Transfer of pgss aerostats from the navy to the army. The hawkeye ii wide area surveillance sensor is highly capable system. This memorandum report chronicles the technical aspects and challenges of the successful exercise at ft. System ptds, persistent ground surveillance system pgss, and. National center for chronic disease prevention and health promotion, cdc carol a. Persistent ground coastal surveillance radar family. This system is designed to look out from a planes baggage door. The thesis presents two investigations in to an intelligent home surveillance system implementation. Variants now in demand include the armys persistent threat detection system and persistent ground surveillance system. A collection strategy that emphasizes the ability of some collection systems to linger on demand in an area to detect, locate, characterize. Border surveillance systems bss are a combination of surveillance. Protecting against the threat of persistent surveillance. Plotting and recording data on status charts and plotting boards.
Section 2 contains a description of the vsam ifd testbed system, developed as a testing ground for new video surveillance research. The system provides 247 display and tracking of items of interest through the use of high resolution day and night cameras with enhanced target recognition and radar to enhance the ability to detect moving targets. It is then impossible to define fixed architecture systems for surveillance ground segments. The persistent surveillance system tethered pss t is a government owned contractor operated goco system, placed in storage at the sierra army depot for future expeditionary and contingency needs. Persistent surveillance systems has been watching baltimore. Industrial management and security video surveillance solutions exclusively provided by. The gboss is a persistent surveillance system consisting of three variants. The pgss provides perimeter defense, counterimprovised explosive device cied detection, and force protection. Persistent surveillance systems psds2 combatproven, videobased persistent surveillance systems configurable with unmanned aerial vehicles uavs, aerostats and groundbased sensors. Ground surveillance systems operator 96r armystudyguide. Ground based camera systems are widely used in city surveillance.
Updated guidelines for evaluating public health surveillance systems national immunization program, cdc lisa m. Characteristics of a system should be tailored according to objective qualitative attributes are probably more important than quantitative ones in making a surveillance system work. Persistent surveillance of a significant geographic area by uas, whether they announce their presence or. Adsb ground surveillance specifications for third iteration. Ground surveillance systems how is ground surveillance systems abbreviated. Telephonics team of integrated surveillance experts specialize in meeting the everchanging demands of ground surveillance and border security environments. Gaos ongoing work on cbps use of unmanned aerial systems uas for. Our understanding of mission requirements, radar technology, data fusion and extensive sensor integration provides customers with advanced solutions to address todays most challenging. Usbp uses tas to surveil the ground border to assist cbp in. Persistent surveillance, as currently defined in joint doctrine, is a. The argusis, or the autonomous realtime ground ubiquitous surveillance imaging system, is a defense advanced research projects agency darpa project contracted to bae systems argus is an advanced camera system that uses hundreds of cellphone cameras in a mosaic to video and autotrack every moving object within a 15 square mile area. Unmanned aerostats furnish vital geospatial intelligence. Dhs surveillance technology, unmanned aerial systems.
Persistent ground surveillance systems pgss at yuma. Src is the leader in developing mobile ground surveillance radar systems to detect and track personnel, ground vehicles and low flying aircraft. Ip surveillance system, or transitioning from an existing analog system to. Persistent surveillance systems we found pss systems and services to be a significant asset to our officers to detect and investigate criminal events. Groundbased operational surveillance system expeditionary is an expeditionary, groundbased, selfcontained, multispectral sensororiented, persistent surveillance system used to greatly enhance situational awareness to counter physical security threats. Updated guidelines for evaluating public health surveillance. Provides a persistent surveillance and situational awareness capability, allowing quick. The spynel camera was awarded a 3 year contract with the u. Ip networking and its impact on video surveillance. A large real estate firm asked lanoptic video solutions to propose a video surveillance system with a few cameras to help monitor an indoor pool at an apartment complex. Persistent ground surveillance systems pgss at yuma suas. Mcneal abstract for the first time in american history a regulatory regime is about to allow for small aircraft without onboard pilotsdronesto fly in the national airspace. Wide area surveillance in support of law enforcement public.
Nato is acquiring the alliance ground surveillance ags system that will give. The base configuration consists of twelve, full color cameras, an inertial measurement unit, and a two axis universal mount. Naval aviation, in conjunction with sri internationals sarnoff unit, oversees the pgss program. Developed by logos technologies, the system is equipped with electrooptical and infrared cameras, providing daynight force protection and overwatch to troops. Hood iscout to persistent ground surveillance system. Wide area persistent surveillance camera systems technical report. The selection of the requirements upon which these specifications are based are derived. Drones and the future of aerial surveillance gregory s.
Assessment of cataloguing and dataprocessing performances to assess the performance of a generic space surveillance system, an advanced space surveillance system simulator as4 was developed. The moored lighterthanair craft float as high as 3,000 feet above the ground, lofting a sensor suite that allows ground controllers to continuously monitor a huge swath of land. Featuring simultaneous multibeam staring technology, the radars provide persistent surveillance and instantaneous target detection and tracking over a wide area. Pss also builds matched systems to ensure maximum capability and reliability. Surveillance system evaluation allows us to define whether a specific system is useful for a particular public health initiative and is.742 69 1140 87 57 534 254 122 48 368 313 834 178 196 1504 1333 607 1098 915 476 1034 612 344 1288 1283 517 721 84 435 1159 233 502 1202 1069 1398 1165 1093 767 1329 1093 1328 604 67