By Month (September 2003)

DRS STS Offers New Service

DRS Sensors & Targeting Systems is offering customers customized uncooled FPA design and foundry services.

Export Controls of a-Si in Flux

The unique status of export controls on uncooled amorphous silicon (a-Si) focal plane arrays (FPAs) is about to undergo some changes. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has asked for a unilateral control on U.S. exports of a-Si FPA technology.

Sarcon Closes Doors

Sarcon Microsystems is winding down its operations in view of its inability to raise another round of funding.

Raytheon Forms New Components Unit

Raytheon has formed a new unit that combines a number of its electro-optic and infrared technologies.

Sage Partners with Morning Pride

Sage Technologies Ltd. has agreed to give Morning Pride exclusive distribution rights in the U.S. and Canada to its helmet-mounted thermal imaging systems for use in fire fighting.

Cobham plc Buys Northrop Grumman Cooler Unit

Cobham plc has acquired Northrop Grumman’s Litton Life Support business.

NASA Launches Space Infrared Telescope Facility

NASA's Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) was launched into space on August 25, 2003.

Lockheed Martin MFC Stops QWIP Development

Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control - Dallas has discontinued its development of QWIPs (Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors).

Small Format VOx Microbolometers Make Inroads in Fire Market

Small format (160 x 120) VOx microbolometers are making inroads in the fire fighting market.

FLIR Systems/Scott Partnership Breaks Up


New Infrared Imaging Products


Company Briefs


Government Contract Awards in Infrared Imaging


Government Contract Solicitations in Infrared Imaging


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