Modular architecture, single or multi-computer, to fit your needs

Fortion® SAMSARA®

On-board airborne tactical ISR system

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

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.

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

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

Your advantages with Fortion SAMSARA

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Easy integration in legacy aircrafts or helicopters

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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)

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Digitally-Assisted Close Air Support (DACAS)

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On-ground real-time mission monitoring


What our customers say?

"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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