Articles - 2014
EXO Camera from Moog Stabilizes Ship’s Vision Capture System
5 December 2014
When the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution upgraded and returned its famous “Alvin” submarine (which located the S.S. Titanic) to service this year, Atlantis II (the research vessel that transports Alvin) required a newly engineered, rugged camera system mandated by U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NavSea).
As appeared in DesignWorldOnline.com.
WHOI R/V Underway with Moog Camera System
9 September 2014
Moog Inc. Space and Defense Group has supplied the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) with a new, rugged camera system for launch and recovery of the “Alvin” submarine aboard the research vessel Atlantis II.
WHOI R/V Underway with Moog Camera System
Moog Supplies Camera System for WHOI Research Vessel
8 September 2014
Research vessel Atlantis II underway with rugged, marine camera system from Moog.
As appeared in MarineLink.com
Moog included in Defense News' Top 100 for 2014 list.
4 August 2014
This list, which reflects 2013 figures, was published Aug. 4, 2014. Currency conversions for non-US firms were calculated using average market conversion rates over each firm's fiscal year to mitigate the effects of currency fluctuations.
As appeared on special.defensenews.com
Maintaining Awareness with Day/Night Cameras
1 July 2014
Moog Inc., a designer and maker of high-performance sensor and surveillance systems, has provided the U.S. Department of State an around-the-clock imaging system for overseas facilities to detect terrorist and security threats in low-light and night-time conditions. The Moog imaging system helps the State Department upgrade security at its overseas facilities and protect employees from threats.
As appeared in Security Magazine
Moog’s Gen3 Weaponizes Small Helos
23 June 2014
Orlando, Fla.-based Moog Integrated Defense Systems has introduced what it calls its Gen3 Weapons System, which made one of its first public appearances aboard an MD-530G light attack helicopter at Heli-Expo 2014. Although the company says it can be used aboard any airborne military platform, it is quick to add that it was designed to be the optimum size and weight for light attack helicopters and airplanes.
As appeared on Aviationtoday.com
Designed for the Most Hazardous, Explosive Environments
2 June 2014
Moog launches an explosion-proof high-definition network camera system designed for the oil and gas, petroleum processing and mining industries.
As appeared on SecurityMagazine.com
New MD540A Armed Scout Helo Shown in Jordan
16 May 2014
MD Helicopters showed off its prototype MD540A armed scout helicopter last week at the Sofex show in Jordan, marking the type’s first appearance outside the U.S. The choice of venue was made to highlight the type’s credentials in an area where its hot-and-high performance is of considerable interest, at a show where its special forces support capability is highly relevant, and in a country that has a requirement for a new armed helicopter.
As appeared in AINOnline.com
IHS Jane’s SOFEX Jordan SHOW DAILY
7 May 2014
Making its debut outside the US here at SOFEX is the MD 540F from MD Helicopters.
The aircraft is the latest version of the proven MD 500 family that has been used for scout and light attack duties for many years. Jordan’s Special Operations Command flies the MD 530F version, and the agility and versatility of the type was amply displayed yesterday in the capability demonstration that opened the show.
As appeared in Janes.com
Explosion Proof High Definition Network Cameras, Oil, Gas & Petrochem Equipment
1 May 2014
Highly hazardous and explosive oil, gas, and petroleum process environments are served by new EXO explosion proof high-definition network camera systems.
As appeared on digital.ogpe.com
Live from ISC West: Moog Offers Explosion Proof HD Camera System
3 April 2014
Moog Inc. has unveiled its EXO Explosion Proof High-Definition Network Camera System for the oil & gas, petroleum processing, fertilizer, and mining industries at the ISC West 2014 expo and conference in Las Vegas this week. The EXO Camera System was designed for the most hazardous, explosive environments, usually the areas in the immediate vicinity of the source of fumes and dust, and therefore requires the highest degree of explosive prevention. Using the segregation method -- these Class 1 & 2, Division 1 camera systems allow users to install cameras wherever a need for surveillance exists and containment protected systems cannot be installed.
As appeared on gsnmagazine.com
Moog Unveils Gen3 Weapon Stores Management System
13 March 2014
Military operators at this year’s Heli-Expo were introduced to an innovative third generation weapon stores management system (SMS) with a modular design that allows non-standard platforms to be quickly converted for surveillance and precision strike missions.
As appeared on verticlemag.com
How Thermal Cameras Protect Critical Infrastructure
1 March 2014
Thermal cameras have been a staple of popular culture media for decades, and it is now even available via smartphone. But while the smartphone case, debuted at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, is marketed primarily for personal use, including identifying wildlife, detecting home energy loss or a variety of other practical and creative uses, thermal cameras remain a valuable investment for enterprise security leaders, even though you can’t fit them in your pocket.
As appeared on securitymagazine.com
Moog Lightweight Stores Management System Flies with Bell, MD Helicopters
24 February 2014
Moog’s third-generation lightweight Moog-FTS Stores Management System (SMS) is flying with the Bell 407GT and the MD530G and can be adapted easily to other platforms, said Jason Reichard, Moog business unit director. Reichard said that the main advantages of the new system are its lower cost, much lighter weight and ease of installation across a variety of platforms including helicopter, fixed-wing, marine and land. This makes it ideally suited for customers, such as coast guards, which use common weapons across a variety of platforms.
As appeared in ainonline.com
Utility Safety: High-definition, Network Camera System Protects Utilities
17 February 2014
Monitoring Systems: Recent headlines show unmanned utility assets such as substations and transmission lines can be vulnerable to attack or vandalism. The EXO GeminEye imaging system from Moog is a high-definition, network camera system that utility companies can use to detect, identify and deter intruders beyond the fence. The EXO GeminEye’s cameras are available with a variety of thermal imaging cameras, 30x optical zoom 1080P HD camera or the latest in IR illumination technology for use at any time of day.
As appeared on utilityproducts.com
Company Develops System To Launch Hellfire Missiles From Trucks and Boats
2 February 2014
Moog Inc. is scheduled in March to test whether its new system will allow users to launch Hellfire missiles from combat vehicles and boats in addition to being fired by helicopters and airplanes, according to National Defense magazine.
As appeared on ottawacitizen.com
Moog Pushing Conversion Kit that can Transform Civil Rotorcraft to Attack Helicopters
28 January 2014
Attack helicopters like the Boeing AH-64 Apache and the Bell AH-1W Super Cobra have proven their worth supporting American soldiers and Marines on the battlefield, or making surgical strikes on important targets.
That's all well and good for the U.S. military but what about smaller militaries throughout the world that have a need for attack helicopter capability, but don't have the big military budgets to afford such expensive aircraft?
As appeared on militaryaerospace.com
Predicting the Top 5 Video Surveillance Trends for 2014
14 January 2014
Video surveillance continues to be an evolving market, and its innovations serve as the cornerstone of many security departments. The following are five predictions for what’s over the security horizon as we leave 2013 and start 2014.
As appeared on securitymagazine.com
New System to Test Fire Air-to-Surface Missiles from Ground (UPDATE)
2 January 2014
Moog Inc. is scheduled in March to test whether its new system will allow users to launch Hellfire missiles from combat vehicles and boats in addition to being fired by helicopters and airplanes. That capability has been on the Army’s wish list for years, company officials said.
As appeared on nationaldefensemagazine.com