L-3 Communications has acquired InfraredVision Technology Corp., ITC and Sonoma Design Group.
ITT Industries Night Vision has been awarded a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract to produce the U.S. Army’s Enhanced Night Vision Goggle (ENVG).
ISG Thermal Systems, Inc. and L-3 Communications’ New InfraredVision Technology Corp. (ITC) unit have signed a multi-year agreement.
A Working Group of the Wassenaar group of countries has reached agreement to control amorphous silicon microbolometers and cameras as dual-use items. The next step is to initiate a three week “silence procedure” starting on April 29. If no objections are received from member countries, the new control language will become effective.
Fluke and Raytek (a Fluke company) are re-branding some of their infrared products in an attempt to make more use of the extensive Fluke sales channels. The first such re-branding is to rename the Raytek Ti 30 Thermal Imager to be the Fluke Ti 30 Thermal Imager.
Alliant Techsystems has delivered the first six prototype XM25 advanced air-bursting weapon systems to the U.S. Army for field-testing. The XM25 fires a High Explosive (HE), air bursting 25 mm round capable of defeating an enemy behind a wall, inside a building or in a foxhole.