In February 2020, the Division of Defence ASD SO/LIC’s ’Irregular Warfare Technical Help Directorate (IWTSD) chosen SMARTSHOOTER, a world-class designer, developer, and producer of modern fireplace management methods, to develop the answer for its SMASH IWOO (Particular person Weapon Overmatch Optic) challenge. This month, SMARTSHOOTER reached its last milestone by efficiently passing the IWOO Expertise Readiness Overview (TRR). Two prototype methods had been taken by a sequence of live-fire exams by IWTSD to make sure the system met the contract efficiency necessities. The methods carried out nicely and had been additionally examined at night time utilizing clip-on night time imaginative and prescient gadgets. This implies the IWOO last design configuration has been permitted by IWTSD and can now transfer into low-rate manufacturing. As well as, the choices for extra IWOO methods below the contract with IWTSD had been exercised.

“It was good to see the primary two IWOO prototypes in motion. There are a number of minor changes being made to optimize efficiency; we’re happy with the progress demonstrated and stay up for conducting operational testing and analysis utilizing the dual-capabilities of IWOO prototypes in 2023 in opposition to floor targets at elevated ranges and to take-down drones,” stated Michael Trexler, Particular Operation Forces Fight Help Coordinator / Tactical Offensive Help Program Supervisor, at IWTSD.


“We’re delighted to announce that the SMASH IWOO system, developed uniquely for the US Division of Protection IWTSD Particular person Weapon Overmatch Optic challenge, has accomplished one other milestone, and is now prepared to maneuver into low-rate manufacturing. Based mostly on the unequalled capabilities of the SMASH Hearth Management Programs, the SMASH IWOO answer will improve pressure’s lethality, survivability, and situational consciousness” Ms. Michal Mor, CEO of SMARTSHOOTER stated.

SMASH IWOO (Particular person Weapon Overmatch Optic)

The IWOO program was initiated by IWTSD to offer tactical operators with overmatch functionality in opposition to long-range static and transferring targets, each day and night time. SMARTSHOOTER received the competitors and started improvement utilizing confirmed applied sciences from its SMASH line of Hearth Management Programs and inserting new capabilities similar to a variable x1- x8 zoom – all stitched along with combat-proven fireplace management algorithms to guarantee the hit. The IWOO system robotically detects, highlights, and tracks potential targets – together with drones – utilizing a see-through show which reinforces the consumer situational consciousness. Constructed-in fireplace management processing repeatedly calculates the optimum firing answer to offer the consumer with clear, discreet steerage, firing solely with the perfect likelihood of neutralizing the goal, delivering first-round hit capabilities time after time.

SMARTSHOOTER develops state-of-the-art Hearth Management Programs for small arms that considerably improve weapon accuracy and lethality when partaking static and transferring targets, on the bottom and within the air, day and night time. With confirmed “One Shot – One Hit” precision, our SMASH product line empowers protection and safety forces by maximizing rifle effectiveness in opposition to enemy targets whereas minimizing pleasant casualties and collateral harm.
SMARTSHOOTER mix Easy-to-install {hardware} with superior image-processing software program to show fundamental small arms into Twenty first-century good weapons. Based mostly on Synthetic Intelligence, Laptop Imaginative and prescient and Machine Studying applied sciences, SMASH can be designed to interconnect with different operational assets to type a micro-tactical community that delivers real-time situational consciousness.