Lockheed tech lets U.S. Apache helicopter pilots aim in color

The U.S. Army has unveiled new technology that will for the first time allow AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots to see targeting and surveillance data in full, high-resolution color, instead of the fuzzy black and white images they get now.

An Army official said new sensors developed by Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) over the past four years could help avoid mistakes such as the 2007 attack by two U.S. Apache helicopters that killed 12 people in Baghdad, including two Reuters news staff, after they were mistaken for armed insurgents.

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/02/20/usa-army-apaches-lockheed-helicopter-idINDEEA1J03Y20140220

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