By Month (February 2003)

Mitsubishi Exits Foreign IR Markets

Mitsubishi Electric has decided to stop selling all infrared products outside of Japan. The most immediately affected product is the company’s M-700 large format platinum silicide camera.

Northrop Grumman EOS Developing FPA and Weapon Sight

Northrop Grumman Electro-Optical Systems is developing a new PbSe focal plane array and also a fused multispectral weapon sight.

BAE Wins New LION Contract

BAE SYSTEMS has received an order for uncooled ferroelectric infrared modules from Thales Optronics Netherlands for the LION uncooled sights.

BAE SYSTEMS Delivering UGS with IR Imaging

BAE SYSTEMS is delivering an uncooled microbolometer-based Unattended Ground Sensor (UGS) to the Army Research Laboratory, ARL.

FEMA Readies 2003 Assistance to Firefighters Program

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has completed the 2002 round of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. In all, the agency provided grants totaling more than $334 million in more than 5000 awards.

DRS Completes Transfer of Microbolometer Production to Dallas


European Next-Gen Targeting

Four European countries have agreed to develop a next-generation airborne targeting system. The governments of the UK, France, Italy and Spain are jointly launching the Airborne System for Target Recognition (ASTRID) program to be able to deliver improved capability for Laser guided Bombs and other advanced munitions by the end of the decade.

New Infrared Imaging Products


Company Briefs


Government Contract Awards in Infrared Imaging


Government Contract Solicitations in Infrared Imaging


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