The Automatic Target Recognition/Automatic Target Identification Capability (ATR/ATID) developed by Terma as part of a contract with NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Management Agency (NAGSMA) has successfully passed the Formal Verification and Security Accreditation. The system is now installed at the operational site at Sigonella Airbase at Sicily.
The ATR/ATID Capability will assist the operators in the control room in interpreting Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data from the remote-controlled Global Hawk aircraft using Artificial Intelligence techniques.
”The ATR/ATID Capability developed by Terma will provide increased intelligence data processing for the NATO AGS operators in the surveillance of large areas,“ said NAGSMA General Manager Volker Samanns. “It also shows the specific competences of Terma in developing and managing demanding software projects together with NAGSMA.”
“To fulfill this exiting program, Terma has brought several of our core competences within radar technology and signal processing in play, and I’m convinced it will benefit the operational value of the NATO AGS system”, says Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Steen M. Lynenskjold, Terma.
The next step in Terma’s involvement is to secure a complete integration of the ATR/ATID Capability into the AGS Core system which is in the process of being delivered and installed this year. This is expected to be finalized by the end of 2020.