By Month (August 2001)

Indigo Uncooled Fab Ready

Indigo Systems has completed the installation of equipment in its new clean room and is ready to start making uncooled microbolometers.

CMC Cincinnati Plans EVS

CMC Electronics Cincinnati (the new name of Cincinnati Electronics) is planning to move into the market for Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) for aircraft landing and situational awareness.

SOFRADIR Keeps Uncooled FPAs

The shareholders of SOFRADIR have decided to commercialize the company’s uncooled focal plane array technology through a wholly-owned subsidiary, rather than via a new spin-off company that would have involved outside investors.


Rockwell Science Center Changes Status

The Rockwell Science Center, located in Thousand Oaks, California, has become an independent, privately-held company called Rockwell Scientific Corp.

Shephard Night Vision USA to Focus on Military

The upcoming Shephard Night Vision USA Conference in Washington, DC will focus on an overview of both image intensifier and thermal imaging military applications.

Flexure Spring Cryocoolers Move to Center Stage

Proponents of flexure spring cryocoolers - which rely on fine tolerances and non-contact pistons - have long maintained that they provide the ultimate in long life for Stirling cryocoolers.

U.S. Defense Budget Emphasizes Strategic IR

The Amended Fiscal Year 2002(FY02) U.S. Defense budget requests a total of $328.9 billion, $18 billion higher than the President’s initial Blueprint DoD budget and $32.6 billion higher than in FY01 (a 7% inflation-adjusted increase)

2nd Gen Apache Upgrade May Get MWIR FPA

Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control and Boeing have entered into an agreement to incorporate a large-format staring mid-wave (MW) forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensor in the Arrowhead system for the AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter.


Company Briefs


Government Contract Awards in Infrared Imaging


Government Contract Solicitations in Infrared Imaging


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