The LTS 1 laser threat warner is being produced in volume by Al
Technique Corporation Ltd (ATCOP) for installation on various MBTs of
the Pakistan Army as well as strategic installations which could be
attacked by laser guided munitions such as key bridges, vital
installations and even aircraft shelters.
The LTS 1 laser threat warner consists of two key elements, the
mast-mounted sensor and the operator's control box complete with 360░
According to ATCOP, the LTS 1 laser threat warner can detect not
only laser rangefinders but also laser target designators. It responds
to all current laser sources in the field environment and if required
can also be coupled with acoustic alarms as well as smoke generators
and other countermeasure systems.
The LTS 1 laser threat warner can detect laser devices operating in
the 0.8 to 1.06 Ám waveband and has a 360░ field of view azimuth
(resolution of 15░) with a field of view in elevation of -15 to +90░.
Operating voltage is 12 V or 24 V DC nominal with power comsumption
being 8 W nominal.
The sensor head is 165 mm in diameter and 35 mm high while the
control box is 80 x 130 x 55 mm in size.
Production. In service with the Pakistan Army. As of early 1997, no
known export sales of this system had been made.