By Month (December 2000)

3-D Sensors To Outdo FLIRs

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Microelectronics Technology Office has awarded $15 million in a number of three-year contracts for the development of Three Dimensional Imaging Sensors that consist of focal plane arrays (FPA), in which each pixel can provide precision range information.

IMEC Spins Off XenICs

IMEC - the Belgian research center - has spun off the new company XenICs NV in order to commercialize uncooled infrared technologies developed at IMEC.

BAE Systems Finishes AES Buy

BAE Systems North America has completed the acquisition of Lockheed Martin’s Aerospace Electronic Systems business, which includes Sanders Fairchild and Space Electronics & Communications

Honeywell Labs Developing Uncooled MAV Imager

Honeywell Laboratories is developing an ultra-small uncooled IR camera for use on board Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs). Dubbed “FeathIRcam”, the camera is being developed under a DARPA contract

DRS to Become SADA I Source

DRS Infrared Technologies has been awarded a $3.9 million contract to develop the 480 x 4 mercury cadmium telluride FPAs for the U.S. Army’s SADA I Standard Advanced Dewar Assemblies

FDNY to Award Contracts for IR Fire Fighting

The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) is preparing to place orders for nearly 400 thermal imaging cameras to be used by the city’s fire fighters.

Air Force Plans Future Highly Agile Interceptors

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) are jointly funding a $14 million contract to increase the lethality of missiles against agile targets such as cruise missiles and unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAVs).

New Infrared Imaging Products


Company Briefs


Government Contract Awards in Infrared Imaging


Government Contract Solicitations in Infrared Imaging


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