The 21st century soldier needs modern defenses against all threats, both visible and invisible. OwlSens-C provides this capability with rapid airborne threat detection of conventional Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs) and high-threat Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs).

  • Man portable
  • Improved sensitivity
  • Large detection library
  • Reprogrammable
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OwlSens-C is a powerful and adaptable chemical monitor in a portable, self-contained unit.

Incorporating Owlstone’s unique chemical detection technology, the system offers the flexibility to provide both rapid alarms and improved sensitivity. OwlSense-C can be trained to respond to a broad range of chemical threats beyond just traditional CWAs and priority TICs. The system has been evaluated against a range of environmental test standards outlined in MIL-STD-810G.

OwlSens-C — Delivering Chemical Detection Capability to the 21st Century Soldier

Rapid airborne threat detection is a critical requirement in all Army, Navy, and Air Force operations. In addition to detecting conventional Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs), OwlSens-C provides capability against a wide range of high-threat Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) at concentrations well below IDLH specifications.

  • Sensitivity

    Typical sensitivity at part per billion detection levels combined with inlet control for high dynamic range

  • Selectivity

    The technology has double the analytical window of conventional ion mobility based systems

  • Software

    Chemical detection library covers both conventional CWAs and high-threat TICs. The database can be readily expanded to detect new and evolving threats

  • Integration

    Easy integration of other sensor data and control of third party systems

  • Remote Monitoring

    Network and wireless connectivity for remote monitoring and operation

  • Man Portable

    Ergonomic carry handle for man portability. Options available for vehicle mount and fixed site

  • Easy to Use

    Operable by non-specialists with less than one hour's training.

  • No Hazardous Materials

    System uses a non-radioactive (non-RAD) ionization source.

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OwlSens-C's Technical Specifications

OwlSens-C is the first-of-its-kind next-generation broadband chemical detector — capable of detecting more hazardous chemicals at ultra-trace levels than any other single detector.

  • Technology

    Rapid Thermal Ion Modulation Spectrometry

  • Ionization Source

    Patent-pending non-radioactive source

  • Dimensions

    15.7 × 23.6 × 8.3″ = 40 × 21 × 21cm

  • Weight

    12 lbs = 5 kg

  • Mounting

    Wall mount (bracket included)

  • Housing

    Rust-resistant stainless steel

  • Ambient Temperature

    -30 to 40℃

  • Operating Humidity

    0 to 95%RH (non-condensing)

  • Scrubber life

    3 months

  • Power Requirements

    13A, 120–240V AC, 50–60Hz

  • Comms interface

    TCP/IP (Ethernet)

  • Dry contacts relay

    3A, 240V AC (50-60Hz) / 48V DC

  • Electrical compliance

    EN61010/UL61010, EN61326 + EN61000

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