Boeing and Lockheed Martin are joining the Spectrum Astro/Northrop Grumman team in vying for the development contract for Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Low
The LETI/LIR laboratory has attained what is believed to be a record level of performance for an uncooled amorphous silicon (a-Si) microbolometer focal plane array.
The U.S. Army is preparing for the next phase in its procurement for uncooled infrared imaging systems. In a recently held Industry Day, the Communications and Electronics Command (CECOM) laid out its expected procurement for Thermal Omnibus II, the second major procurement of uncooled infrared equipment.
The International Maritime Organization, IMO is set to require all High Speed Craft (such as ferries) to have aboard a Night Vision system that meets strict performance and man-machine interface specifications
Hymatic Engineering has recently pushed the operating life of its 500 mW tactical/industrial cryocooler to a new level when the test samples each passed through 50,000 operating hours.
Thales Optronique (Guyancourt, France) is completing development of Damocles, an airborne infrared targeting pod that makes use of staring MWIR mercury cadmium telluride (MCT) focal plane arrays.
ICAR - a European program with industrial partners in several countries - is seeking to develop an infrared camera specifically for automotive applications.