DRS Sensors & Targeting Systems is offering customers customized uncooled FPA design and foundry services.
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 Microsystems is winding down its operations in view of its inability to raise another round of funding.
Raytheon has formed a new unit that combines a number of its electro-optic and infrared technologies.
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 has acquired Northrop Grumman’s Litton Life Support business.
NASA's Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) was launched into space on August 25, 2003.
Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control - Dallas has discontinued its development of QWIPs (Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors).
Small format (160 x 120) VOx microbolometers are making inroads in the fire fighting market.