To expand intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities, Lincoln Laboratory conducts research and development in advanced sensing, signal and image processing, automatic target classification, decision support, and high-performance computing. By leveraging these disciplines, the Laboratory produces novel ISR system concepts for surface and undersea applications. Sensor technology for ISR includes passive and active electro-optical systems, surface surveillance radar, radio-frequency (RF) geolocation, and undersea acoustic surveillance. Increasingly, the work extends from sensors and sensor platforms to include the processing, exploitation, and dissemination technologies that transform sensor data into the information and situational awareness needed by operational users. Prototype ISR systems developed from successful concepts are then transitioned to industry and the user community.

The Lincoln Laboratory Multi-Aperture Sparse Imager Video System (MASIVS) sensor (right) collects and analyzes wide-area motion imagery. It is fully integrated onto the
U.S. Army Constant Hawk aircraft (left).


Leadership for ISR Systems and Technology

Bob ShinDr. Robert T-I. Shin Rich HeinrichsDr. Richard M. Heinrichs Marc VieraDr. Marc N. Viera



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