The AN/AAS-44(V) is a high-performance infrared imager that offers multiple fields of view with real-time image processing and contrast enhancement.
The AAS-44(V) Infrared Laser Detecting-Ranging-Tracking Set is a high-performance multipurpose thermal imaging sensor. It provides long-range surveillance, target acquisition, tracking, rangefinding, and laser designation for HELLFIRE and tri-service/NATO laser guided munitions.
This high-performance infrared imager has an adaptable interface, six-axes of stabilization, dual-mode video tracker, a laser rangefinder/designator, 1553 data bus and/or discrete controls. It features multiple fields of view and real-time image processing with contrast enhancement.
The AAS-44(V) is deployed on U.S. Navy SH-60B and HH-60H helicopters and supports a variety of rotary and fixed wing platforms.