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Rockwell Collins in IR

Rockwell Collins is moving into a number of infrared sensor programs, partly because of its expertise in head-mounted displays. The company is developing several sensor systems for the U.S. Army, including a complete helmet assembly for the Future Force Warrior, FFW (previously called Objective Force Warrior, OFW) program and SMaRTS (Soldier Mobility and Rifle Targeting System.)

Electrophysics Partners with Avio

Electrophysics is partnering with Nippon Avionics (Avio) of Japan.

QWIPs Based on InP

Extended Spectral Range and Flexibility

U.S. Expects Unilateral Controls

The U.S. is close to imposing unilateral “Anti-Terrorism” (AT) export controls on uncooled amorphous silicon (a-Si) FPAs and cameras.

SPIE’s Infrared Technologies and Applications Conference

SPIE’s Infrared Technology and Applications Conference – a part of SPIE’s DSS - Defense & Security Symposium (formerly AeroSense) will feature the latest developments in IR technology and sensor systems.

U.S. Defense Budget to Increase by 5%

The President is asking Congress for a core defense budget for fiscal year 2005 of $420 billion (not including a $50 billion supplemental for the war in Iraq.) Although all details of the budget have not yet been released, a number of items give glimpse of the importance that infrared sensors will continue to play in FY05.

SBIR Lands Major Contract for IR Scene Projectors


New Infrared Imaging Products


Company Briefs


Government Contract Awards in Infrared Imaging


Government Contract Solicitations in Infrared Imaging


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