By Month (January 2002)

DIOP Buys Cairns

Diversified Optical Products, Inc., DIOP has acquired Cairns Advanced Technologies LLC and expects to move the company from New Jersey to New Hampshire

Uncooled IR Export Controls

The terrorist acts of September 11 and the consequent U.S. response have led to times of uncertainty for U.S. exporters of uncooled infrared cameras

BAE Systems IRIS Readies LTWS

BAE Systems IR Imaging Systems, IRIS has completed qualification testing of its Lightweight Thermal Weapon Sight (LTWS) and the test results have been reviewed and accepted by the U.S. Army Communications - Electronics Command (CECOM)

“From Tanks to Tumors”: an Unusual Workshop

In the midst of Department of Defense (DOD) concern about the transfer of infrared technology into the commercial sector, in December, DOD sponsored a three-day workshop titled “From Tanks to Tumors: A Workshop on the Applications of IR Imaging and Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) Image Processing for Early Detection of Breast Cancer.”

BMDO Renamed MDA

The new name for the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) is now the Missile Defense Agency (MDA).

MBDA Officially Launched

The pan-European missile company MBDA was officially launched on December 19, 2001.

Connecticut Approves $2.6M for IR Firefighting

The state of Connecticut has passed a law (SA-01-2) providing $2.6 million in grants for fire departments wishing to buy infrared firefighting equipment

2002 Infrared Imaging Calendar of Events


New NIH Institute May Open Door to Medical IR

Infrared imaging in medicine may receive new recognition and funding from the newest institute of the National Institutes of Health: the National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB

Company Briefs


Government Contract Awards in Infrared Imaging


Government Contract Solicitations in Infrared Imaging


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