General Dynamics stands up electro-optics division for military and homeland security work

FAIRFAX, Va., 5 Jan. 2012. Executives at the General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems segment in Fairfax, Va., are concentrating on high-performance military imaging solutions for aerospace, defense, and homeland security applications with their creation this month of the General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies segment in Nashua, N.H.

The new Global Imaging Technologies segment builds on General Dynamics offerings in electro-optics obtained in its 2009 acquisition of Axsys Technologies, such as electro-optical infrared (EO/IR) cameras, precision optical components, motion-control products, and stabilized high-definition (HD) gimbals.

The General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies segment will concentrate on aerospace, defense, and homeland security applications such as remotely operated weapons systems, long-range surveillance cameras, aerial and perimeter surveillance, and precise imaging telescopes, company officials say.

For more information contact General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies online at www.gd-imaging.com, or General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems at www.gd-ais.com.



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