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Fortion® SAMSARA®

On-board airborne tactical ISR system

Fortion® SAMSARA® is an airborne ISR system (hardware and software) for multi-sensor surveillance and reconnaissance for light aircraft and helicopters.

Airborne ISR system SAMSARA for multi sensors surveillance and reconnaissance light aircraft

What is Fortion® SAMSARA®?

Fortion SAMSARA is a multi-sensor Command and Control and tactical situation management system for light mission aircraft and helicopters.

SAMSARA enables maritime and terrestrial Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions within defence and security applications: coastal/border/critical infrastructure surveillance, riot control, firefighting, Search & Rescue operations, illegal trafficking, fishery protection, monitoring of powerlines/pipelines/mine sites.

Fortion® SAMSARA® - Intuitive Touch Screen

Thanks to its modular architecture (hardware and software), two versions are available:

  • Single computer version (SAMSARA 100): For maritime or terrestrial surveillance in legacy or very light aircraft and helicopters
  • Multi-computer version (SAMSARA 200): For complex para-public or military missions

The intuitive man-machine interface developed in partnership with pilots and operators is perfectly adapted to be used by a reduced crew.

Key Features

  • Sensor management
  • Tactical data management, multiple targets management
  • Autonomous navigation aid
  • Communication via SatCom (BLOS), LOS (STANAG-4609 compliant), Tactical Data Link
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Our unrivalled expertise for over three decades in satellite imagery acquisition, data processing, intelligence extraction, fusion and dissemination allied to significant Command and Control capabilities enables us to create a comprehensive situational awareness picture and deliver sophisticated end-to-end solutions.

Your advantages with Fortion® SAMSARA®

Easy integration in legacy aircrafts or helicopters

User oriented ergonomics: intuitive touchscreens developed by pilots and operators, allow usage by a reduced crew (1 operator can manage tactical situation and all sensors from one single console)

Digitally-Assisted Close Air Support (DACAS)

On-ground real-time mission monitoring

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What our customers say

Our services are recommanded by industry experts just like you

Since 2009, Customs and Airbus Defence and Space have developed a system of airborne surveillance in a climate of confidence, enhanced cooperation and a constructive dialogue.

Pierre Pelaprat

Aerospace Customs Supervisor Direction Générale des Douanes et Droits Indirect

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