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Aerossurance are aviation advisors based in Aberdeen, Scotland with worldwide experience across both fixed & rotary wing operations, onshore & offshore, civil & military.
Aerossurance’s highly qualified aviation advisors have extensive experience in aviation quality & safety, accident investigation & auditing, military & civil air operations, continuing airworthiness, aircraft evaluation & selection, aircraft design & certification, HUMS (Health & Usage Monitoring) / VHM (Vibration Health Monitoring), helidecks, human factors, safety culture & safety leadership development, training design & delivery, research and aviation regulation.
Our customers include:
- Companies in the oil & gas, renewable energy and mining sectors, among others, that need to contract for air services.
- Approved organisations, such as air operators, continuing airworthiness management organisations (CAMOs), maintenance organisations, design & production organisations.
- DE&S Project Teams, their customers and suppliers.
- Legal sector.
Typical recent Aerossurance advisory projects include:
- Management of Invitations To Tenders for aviation services & bidder evaluation
- Review / audit of fixed wing & helicopter operators and medevac providers for an IOGP member company
- Accident investigations and analysis of fatal air accidents
- Risk assessment to revise corporate aviation policies and develop aviation hazard bowties
- Assessing the safety benefit of developments in aircraft certification basis for an IOGP member company
- Assessment of the suitability of specific aircraft types and safety critical features
- Advising on survivability matters (including the response to CAA CAP1145)
- Unmanned Air System (UAS) / Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) regulation & implementation advice
- Market intelligence – identifying candidate suppliers
- Identifying competency requirements for air logistics personnel for an IOGP member company
- Facilitating error management workshops
- Procedural development projects
- Safety leadership development
- Developing & delivering Health & Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) / Vibration Health Monitoring (VHM) training
- Developing & delivering Military Registered Civil Owned Aircraft (MRCOA) training
Our aviation advisors are familiar with regulations & standards from:
- International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
- European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
- European Defence Agency (EDA)
- UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
- UK Military Aviation Authority (MAA)
- US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
- Transport Canada (TC)
- International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP)
- Oil & Gas UK (O&GUK)
- Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS)
- International Council for Business Aviation (IBAC) International Standard for Business Aviation Operations (IS-BAO)
- UK Defence Standardization (DStan)
- and other organisations worldwide.
Aerossurance’s aviation advisors have been directly involved with EASA, UK CAA, Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) & MAA rule making. We have also been involved in developing of standards by OGP & DStan.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; UAV; Customer approved; EASA approved; Accreditation,Certification Services; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Logistics; Research & development; Training consultancy; Certification,regulation; Cargo handling; Human factors; Management,organisation; Operational requirements; Failure mode analysis; Hazard analysis; Post design services; Quality,reliability; Risk assessment; Safety analysis; Air freight,charter; Transport sea,road,air; Health and safety consultancy; Education courses; Aircrew survival equipment; Trials management; Desalination equipment; Air sea rescue; Survival equipment; Hangars; Emergency preparedness,response; Support services; Procurement consultancy; Management systems; Crisis,disaster,emergency management; Emergency planning; Systems engineering; Forensic services; Forensic science consultancy; Assurance systems; Team building training; Hazard detection systems,equipment; Landing Gear
Atkins is one of the world’s leading engineering and technology-based consultancies. With over 17,500 employees worldwide, we have the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time critical projects.
We work in partnership with our clients to provide independent and objective advice and support. Our expertise spans land, sea and air, as well as information and communications, and we work throughout the lifecycle of a platform, system or facility.
Solutions for Government
Software for Multilingual OSINT, DOMEX, DOCEX, and Advanced Digital Forensics
Having the upper hand in negotiations, conflicts, and diplomacy is all about being able to find and connect relevant information when it’s needed. Our powerful suite of text analytics products and digital forensics services puts that capability into the hands of analysts in all areas of government around the world.
Governments Around the World Rely on Basis Technology Software
Basis Technology was founded in 1995 by MIT-educated engineers with experience living and doing business abroad. Today, with 60+ government deployments (200+ commercial) and over a decade of experience, Basis Technology is a trusted source of multilingual text analytics and digital forensics for government agencies and system integrators. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we also have offices in the D.C. metropolitan area, Tokyo, and San Francisco.
Text Analytics to Analyze Big Data
Governments integrate our linguistic software components into existing applications or use our robust and high-throughput SDKs to build new applications. Our tools enable classification, management, and analysis of very big data sets of unstructured, multilingual text.
The output of our comprehensive Rosette suite—tagged and analyzed data in 40 languages—feeds into information retrieval, visualization, link analysis, and pattern and trend analysis applications. Rosette empowers these applications to return precise and comprehensive results.
Name Matching and Translation for Identity Resolution
With names extracted from data by Rosette Entity Extractor, Rosette’s name components will translate or correct names to standardized spellings, eliminating the problems of inconsistent and “messy” real-world data. Once names are matched across documents and combined with biometric data and biographical information, identity resolution becomes a reality.
Capabilities: Software modelling; Classification Services; Software design; Software; Fraud investigation; Threat analysis; Intelligence systems; Forensic services; Forensic science equipment; Document examination,processing equipment
Blue Lights Digital is a SME operating across multiple sectors providing cyber & digital investigation services, training in digital investigation strategy & its disciplines which is complimented by our own digital product portfolio.
Consisting of experienced professionals from both the private and public sector with expertise in digital investigation strategy, communications data, digital forensics, open source intelligence, social media analysis and RF & Wifi Propagation.
We bring this together with our knowledge of enterprise mobility, cloud orchestration, secure digital systems design & implementation to create a unique understanding in the end to end of UX and UI design from world leading technology companies and law enforcement agencies.
Blue Lights Digital improve frontline operations and cost efficiencies focussing on streamlining processes through Digital Transformation, increasing the availability of secure access to data, enabling enterprise grade mobility and digital security development & assessment.
We assist organisations in meeting the challenges of security whilst enabling their digital transformation.
Bridewell Consulting is an ISO27001 & Cyber Essentials certified consultancy focusing on the delivery of information security services across the UK. We service Central Government, Defence, Finance, Utility and Manufacturing sectors from our Information
Assurance, Cyber Security, IT and Information Risk, Data Privacy and Security Testing divisions.
Our Information Assurance team specialises in Governance, Risk and Compliance, having designed a number of software programmes that can speed up and simplify the security audit process of third party suppliers and compliance to regulations and frameworks such as PCI-DSS and ISO27001.
We can deliver advisory services or can support internal teams with our highly trained specialist consultants. We supply, at short notice if necessary, the most appropriately qualified and experienced consultants on a contract, managed resource or advisory basis.
A UK based SME providing ICT service management & delivery, ICT system engineering, Information Assurance and CESG certified cyber security consultancy (risk assessment & risk management).
C3IA has a high percentage of security cleared staff with personal experience in the delivery of defence, security, law enforcement and counter terrorism related capabilities.
C3IA excels in bringing the necessary knowledge, skills and experience together to form high performance teams to work in a 'critical customer friend' function or to lead delivery teams.
Capabilities: Aftermarket support (MRO); Accreditation,Certification Services; Project management; Design; Communication systems,equipment; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; NATO , MoD approved; ISO 9001; OEM Approved; Research & development; Training consultancy; ISO 9001:2003; Software consultancy; Defence systems; Security systems; Systems integrator; ISO registered; Government relations; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Management,organisation; Data communication; Data network; Communications consultancy; Crisis,disaster,emergency consultancy; Land systems; Operational requirements; Post design services; Risk assessment; Systems analysis; Operational systems; Project management systems; Classification Services; Marketing and business development; Health and safety consultancy; Information systems,technology consultancy; Technology transfer; Intercommunication equipment; Audio communication; Network enabled capability; Surveillance systems,equipment; Command,control systems; Tactical information; Trials management; Encryption systems,equipment,services; Counter terrorist equipment; Countermeasures equipment; Defence technology transfer; Vulnerability analysis; Configuration management; Programme,integrator prime contractorship; Digital receivers; Defence acquisition and support systems; Security; Emergency preparedness,response; Mobile data; Support services; Communication training; Procurement consultancy; Continuing professional development; Managed services; Resource planning; Fraud prevention consultancy; Crisis,disaster,emergency management; Corporate security training; Emergency planning; Threat analysis; Counter terrorism consultancy; Counter surveillance systems,equipment; Integrated systems; Systems engineering; Covert systems,equipment; Conflict resolution; Communication installation,integration; Intelligence systems; Forensic services; Business process automation; Data protection; Digital CCTV surveillance networks; Forensic science consultancy; Data recovery; CLAS consultants; Radio,video carrying systems
Chorus Intelligence is a UK headquartered specialist provider of data-analytics solutions to global law enforcement, central government, defence agencies and corporates. Our leading-edge technology, “Chorus”, is rapidly becoming the de facto analytical solution automatically cleansing & analysing complex datasets; including call data records, handset downloads computer forensics, financial transactions, ANPR, Wi-Fi, covert intelligence, cell tower dumps, and GPRS data providing analytical tools to answer key investigation questions immediately.
Chorus does 3 things and it does them brilliantly:
- Data Cleansing
Chorus can cleanse up to 10 million rows of data quickly and efficiently. It can save 97% of an analyst’s time in the cleansing and formatting stage
- Connection Detection
Chorus can uncover the links within and between cases using heat maps, geo maps, network diagrams and timelines.
- Courtroom Ready Reports
Reports can be generated in minutes that can be used and relied upon in court due to a full and robust audit trail.
Chorus is already used by 90% of police forces and all of the counter terrorism units in the UK as well as various major investigation teams and organised crime units.
Chorus has assisted in securing convictions in many high-profile cases by delivering analytical capability including visualisation, case management, geo-spatial analysis, automated reporting and cross case analysis.
Don’t take our word for it. Listen to what our clients have to say:
“Chorus has given us a real advantage in our fight against crime” – Intelligence Analyst – UK Police Force
“The ability to cross reference data with existing cases in other regions is invaluable” – Senior Investigator - SOCU
"Without Chorus, it would have been impossible to get through the volume of data involved" – Major Incident Analyst – UK Police
Capabilities: Software modelling; Software design; Mobile data; Software; Fraud investigation; Forensic services; Data conversion services; Displays data
Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specialising in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments. We support clients by providing strategic consultancy, expert analysis and in-depth investigations, handling sensitive political issues and providing practical on-the-ground protection and support.
Our unique combination of services, geographical reach and the trust our clients place in us ensure we can help them to effectively solve their problems and realise new opportunities across the world.
Cranfield University is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. We bring together aeronautical engineering, materials and manufacturing knowledge with expertise in the security and defence fields. As the academic provider to the UK’s MOD, and with close commercial partnerships with leading organisations such as Airbus, BAE Systems, Boeing and Rolls-Royce, Cranfield has been at the forefront of aerospace and defence technology for over 60 years. We offer a unique gateway for teaching and research, underpinned by advanced facilities, some of which are unique. From the development of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and infrared camouflage materials, through to humanitarian de-mining activities, and insights right across the business of flying, Cranfield is providing specialist knowledge to military personnel, emergency services, governments and NGOs in the UK and around the world.
DRAKON delivers explosive risk expertise and the related intelligence services required to protect your assets, your people and to enhance your decision-making capacity, all through our resilience.
Expert and experienced, we provide you with a tailored threat solution.
At Drakon, we believe that the key to success lies within our people. Our staff are selected for their ability to think and function in difficult environments and get the job done, in accordance with your specific requirements.
Capabilities: Missiles,rockets,sub-munitions; Weapon systems; Mine clearance systems; Bomb disposal equipment; Guns and gun equipment; Firearms training; Grenades and dischargers; Explosive detection systems,equipment; Targets, ranges and management; Fuzing; Minefield, mine clearance simulation; Explosive ordnance disposal systems,equipment; Army training courses; Security training courses; Blast protection; Explosives manufacture and engineering; Ammunition; CBRN training; Bomb,blast,explosion suppression devices; Mine countermeasures systems,equipment; Explosive cutting devices; Disruptors EOD; Mines and mine warfare equipment; Mortars and mortar location equipment; Diving training courses; Close protection training; Police training; Threat analysis; Counter terrorism training; Search training; Forensic services; Weapons training; Hostile environment training; Bomb disposal training; Explosive search training; IED disposal training; Ammunition drill training; Forced entry training; Silencers
Evidence Talks Ltd (ETL) is one of the UK’s leading authorities on forensic computing, servicing clients in the military, intelligence, law-enforcement and corporate communities. At the forefront of technical innovation in digital forensics and tactical intelligence acquisition, ETL develops unique solutions to challenging issues in their Milton Keynes facility. Among these, the award-winning SPEKTOR® technology fills a mission-critical capability gap in the military and enforcement communities. Additionally ETL has an enviable reputation for delivering specialist training in tactical digital evidence and intelligence acquisition to international Governments. In support of the technologies and the training needs of clients, ETL's specialist “Digital Artists” create photo-realistic CGI videos used to illustrate sensitive techniques, methods, product repair/rebuild and tactical deployment scenarios at a level of detail not possible with conventional photography or video. Founded on a reputation for excellence and reliability, Evidence Talks thrive on the challenges clients bring and continually out perform expectations.
Capabilities: Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Graphic design; Surveillance systems,equipment; Photographic; Homeland security; Mobile technologies for SOCO; Computer modelling; Corporate security training; Fraud investigation; Police training; Surveillance training; Airport,port,transport security; Covert systems,equipment; Intelligence systems; Forensic services; Forensic science consultancy; Expert witnesses; Imaging systems,equipment; Automated data capture; Data recovery; Digital evidence recorder; IED disposal training
FCO Services is a Trading Fund of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). We provide a range of bespoke services as a secure and trusted partner to the FCO, other UK Government Departments and foreign governmental bodies closely linked to the UK. Our services fall into the following market segments: secure IT, secure logistics and the provision of a secure environment.
First Response (Europe) Limited is a London based digital forensics, incident response and cybercrime training company, offering tailored services from the acquisition, analysis and presentation of electronic data involved in computer and IT investigations through to litigation support. First Response specilaise in systems breach and server compromise investigations and remediation from small company networks to large enterprise environments.
Other specialist services include malware reverse engineering, cyber security and Forensic Readiness Planning and establishing a cyber Incident Response team.
First Response have also written and delivered cybercrime investigation and computer forensic training for law enforcement and corporates internationally.
Capabilities: Data network; Crisis,disaster,emergency consultancy; Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Information systems,technology consultancy; Encryption systems,equipment,services; Software; Continuing professional development; Fraud prevention consultancy; Corporate security training; Fraud investigation; Police training; Forensic services; Data protection; Forensic science consultancy; Automated data capture; Data recovery
We are a UK-based company delivering high quality, professional and specialist consultancy and training services to international organisations exemplified by a close working relationship based on trust, reliability and quality of service. Each one of our Subject Matter Experts is a skilled and respected practitioner within their own field, with many years’ experience working in the UK Police, Military and Special Forces, and the UK Intelligence Agencies.
Our services cover all aspects of covert operations tradecraft, intelligence analysis and specialist investigative skills training including elicitation, open source exploitation and analysis. We have experts in the filed of anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, counter proliferation and sanctions compliance. We also provide training, social media secutiry and risk assessments for companies who are deploying personnel abroad to reduce the risk of harm and corporate espionage.
Capabilities: Training consultancy; Financial services; Legal; Management,organisation; Crisis,disaster,emergency consultancy; Operational requirements; Education courses; Surveillance systems,equipment; Tactical information; Firearms training; Countermeasures equipment; Army training courses; Driving training; Security training courses; Leadership training courses; Security; Support services; Close protection training; Fraud prevention consultancy; Conflict management training; Corporate security training; Fraud investigation; Police training; Surveillance training; Threat analysis; Airport,port,transport security; Counter surveillance systems,equipment; Covert systems,equipment; Counter terrorism training; Secure training services; Intelligence systems; Forensic services; Hostile environment training; Forensic science consultancy; Passenger screening,searching systems,equipment; Homeland security training; Defensive tactics training; Telecoms investigators training; Electronic counter measure training
Gamma Group established in 1990 provides advanced technical surveillance and monitoring solutions and international consultancy to national and state intelligence departments and Law Enforcement Agencies. Gamma is a UK-based company with subsidiary offices worldwide. Gamma is a leader of international marketing and trading, specialising in intelligence surveillance technology, communications monitoring and VIP security. Consequently, we have the expertise to offer solutions using state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive functions for flawless operation, training and services. Gamma Group is made up of the following companies:
Gamma International specialising in:
- IT Intrusion
- Lawful Interception and Monitoring Centre
- Lawful Interception Management Systems (LIMS)
- Radio Frequency Monitoring
- Satellite Monitoring (Thuraya, Inmarsat)
- PABX Monitoring
- GSM/GPRS/UMTS Tactical Monitoring and Locating
- Speech Identifying Tools, Data Retention and Link Analysis
Gamma TSE Specialising in:
- Audio and Video Surveillance Equipment
- Technical Surveillance Vehicles
- Communications Monitoring
- Counter Surveillance (TSCM)
G2 Systems specialising in:
- VIP Protection
- Specialist Training
Capabilities: Communication systems,equipment; Training consultancy; Systems integrator; Operational simulation; Nuclear plant de-commissioning; Periscopes; Intercommunication equipment; Audio communication; CBRN agent protection; Binoculars,monoculars; Night observation systems,equipment; Tracking equipment; Surveillance systems,equipment; Command,control systems; Waste disintegrators,shredders; Recording systems,equipment; Counter terrorist equipment; Countermeasures equipment; Nuclear engineering equipment; CCTV; Detection systems,equipment; CBRN equipment; Monitoring; Corrosion inhibition,treatment; Microphones,broadcast equipment; Radioactive waste management; Radiation monitoring systems,equipment; Radioactive components and materials; Digital video links; Protection,security systems,equipment; Cell monitoring systems; Surveillance training; Threat analysis; Counter surveillance systems,equipment; Integrated systems; Electronic monitoring systems; Endoscopes; Security; Unmarked; Video inspection equipment; Covert systems,equipment; Secure training services; Jamming equipment; Voice monitoring; Communication installation,integration; Intelligence systems; GSM mobile phone detectors; Forensic services; Command,control vehicles; Cameras systems,equipment; CBRN services; TETRA systems,equipment; Homeland security training; Training facilities; Automated data capture; Biological,chemical analysis; Enhancements systems,equipment; Transcription services
Harquebus comprises ex-military and civilian intelligence officers with experience in counter-terrorism, counter-insurgency and counter-intelligence operations overseas and in the UK up to government level. We also have commercial experience with a number of large multi-nationals. Harquebus is able fuse this experience to deliver pragmatic and cost-effective solutions for both government and corporate structures. We have extensive and current knowledge of UK and US training practices and have a track record of successful delivery to governments and intelligence agencies worldwide.
Protect your reputation and value.
Harquebus helps its clients to understand and mitigate their risks. To reduce risk and develop competitive advantage, our staff can assist in implementing tailored intelligence and security measures to influence and control our clients’ operating environments.
The most up-to-date, commercially available instructors.
Harquebus’s specialist personnel have proven skill sets and a record of successful delivery of effective training in civilian and military settings. All personnel are former instructors of the Defence School of Intelligence, Chicksands, or the US Defense Intelligence Agency and hold, or have held, DV/TS SCI clearances.
Harquebus recognises that acquiring publicly funded training from specialist government organisations can prove difficult due to capacity and time constraints. In such circumstances, our clients turn to Harquebus confident in our ability to meet their timelines and specific training needs.
We have supplied training solutions to European military and civilian intelligence services and have experience of successful training across the Middle East and Africa.
The right people to deliver your capability.
As intelligence and security subject-matter experts (SMEs), Harquebus’s staff can assist in developing intelligence or security-related programmes and projects. In addition, as training SMEs, our staff can employ systematic methods to ensure your training delivers the capability you are seeking.
Capabilities: Project management; Training consultancy; Crisis,disaster,emergency consultancy; Training simulation; Security training courses; Maritime security; Leadership training courses; Media and PR; Security; Emergency preparedness,response; Homeland security; Continuing professional development; Close protection training; Fraud prevention consultancy; Conflict management training; Close protection services; Crisis,disaster,emergency management; Corporate security training; Emergency planning; Fraud investigation; Surveillance training; Threat analysis; Counter terrorism consultancy; Counter terrorism training; Search training; Forensic services; Hostile environment training; Forensic science consultancy; Homeland security training; Defensive tactics training; Imagery analysis
Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value for its customers by helping improve the quality and safety of their products, assets and processes. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 38,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in the global marketplace, by helping customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. Visit www.intertek.com.
Capabilities: Manufacture; Accreditation,Certification Services; Environment; Project management; ISO 9001; Surface engineering; Test facilities; Research & development; Training consultancy; Test equipment; Testing,certification; ISO registered; Electromagnetic compatibility; Engineering and mechanical; Management,organisation; Marine services; Failure mode analysis; Hazard analysis; Quality,reliability; Safety analysis; Stress analysis; Communications test equipment; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Software testing and validation; Vibration analysis and testing; Vehicle testing; Ballistic testing; Fault diagnosis equipment; Materials testing; Tensile,compression testing; Condition monitoring; Non-destructive testing equipment; Optical test equipment; CBRN consultancy; Balancing dynamic testing; Filtration,hydraulic test equipment; Ballistic helmets testing; Support services; Forensic services; Forensic science consultancy; Protective clothing systems; PPE consultancy; Reliability analysis and testing; Test Capabiltiy
ISSEE is renowned as a world leader in the delivery of externally verified and accredited, quality-driven training in all aspects of security and explosives. This covers the full spectrum from Homeland Security at the national level, including EOD/C-IED/IEDD and Search training, Explosives Storage and Management training, Forensic Awareness and Technical Exploitation training, Specialist Protection training, Marksmanship and Sniper training, and CBRN Environment training, through to the safe, compliant management and disposal of munitions and explosives for government organisations and commercial companies in the defence, oil and gas industries.
ISSEE’s clients include the UN; EU; UK MOD, Police and Emergency Services; NGOs; Charities; Commercial Manufacturing Companies, and Defence and Security Organisations worldwide.
ISSEE has a hard won reputation, gained over fifteen years, for quality and professionalism, delivering sustainable solutions for its customers which go beyond the delivery of training courses to the generation of real and significant long term capabilities.
Capabilities: ISO 9001; ISO 14001; Mine clearance systems; Bomb disposal equipment; Firearms training; Minefield, mine clearance simulation; Explosive ordnance disposal systems,equipment; Blast protection; Ammunition; CBRN training; Bomb,blast,explosion suppression devices; Explosive cutting devices; Disruptors EOD; Counter terrorism training; Medical training; Search training; Forensic services; Weapons training; CBRN services; Homeland security training; Training facilities; Bomb disposal training; Explosive search training; IED disposal training
Kinesense Ltd develops time saving video evidence management solutions of the law enforcement markets.
Four reasons your CCTV/Video evidence csts more than it needs to:
- Trying to get different formats into a viewable format
- Transferring and sharing video across the organisation
- Manually searching and sifting through footage to find key events
- Preparing intelligence, court and disclosure reports
Our software based products include video retrieval, search and reporting solutions. Video evidence is used every day in crime investigations and surveillance operations to prosecute and convict criminals. By combining Kinesense's powerful search technology with easy to use reporting and import functionality, Police now have the tools to gain actionable intelligence faster from video.
Capabilities: CCTV; Digital image processing; Digital video links; Forensic services; Forensic science equipment; Imaging systems,equipment; Video search equipment; Digital evidence recorder; Facial recognition systems,equipment; Image archiving,enhancement,processing; Imagery analysis; Enhancements systems,equipment