Technicians deliver improved gear in record time

A 78-pound MRT Cable Harness descends below the floorboards of the research lab at Camber Corporation in Research Park, snaking between the two sections of the test machine. The test setup will eventually be on-board the Armys Apache attack helicopter.

A 78-pound MRT Cable Harness descends below the floorboards of the research lab at Camber Corporation in Research Park, snaking between the two sections of the test machine. The test setup will eventually be on-board the Army's Apache attack helicopter.

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. — For Army pilots, telling the difference between people and the environment is vital to saving lives and accomplishing the mission. A high-tech device known will soon give enhanced capabilities to differentiate the temperatures of different objects, such as the ground or water, and to show heat signatures.

The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command’s aviation and missile center has had a team of technicians working on a new device that will also save nearly a half a million dollars.

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