ELECTRO-OPTICS

Visible-light cameras, infrared (IR) sensors, lasers, lenses, and other optical technologies

Counter-artillery rockets, shrinking GPS receivers, and GPS-guided artillery on Rapid Fire

Counter-artillery rockets, shrinking GPS receivers, and GPS-guided artillery on Rapid Fire

July 9, 2014

NASHUA, N.H., 9 July 2014. Counter-artillery rockets, tiny embedded GPS receivers, and GPS-guided artillery shells highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

Army reaches out to industry for advanced visible/near infrared focal plane array technology

Army reaches out to industry for advanced visible/near infrared focal plane array technology

July 8, 2014

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 8 July 2014. U.S. Army researchers are surveying industry for companies able to develop advanced visible-light and near-infrared focal plane array (FPA) sensors for applications such as electro-optical payloads, weapon sights, night vision, and sensors for unmanned vehicles.

Boeing to install infrared search and track systems on Navy carrier-based jet fighters

Boeing to install infrared search and track systems on Navy carrier-based jet fighters

July 3, 2014

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 3 July 2014. U.S. Navy air combat experts are asking electro-optics engineers at the Boeing Co. to produce passive sensors for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet jet fighter-bomber to enable the aircraft to detect, track, and attack enemy aircraft in a stealthy way without making its presence known.

Raytheon to provide long-range multi-spectral sensors for Navy long-range reconnaissance aircraft

Raytheon to provide long-range multi-spectral sensors for Navy long-range reconnaissance aircraft

June 30, 2014

CRANE, Ind., 30 June 2014. Electro-optics designers at the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in McKinney, Texas, will build advanced multi-spectral sensors for U.S. Navy long-range reconnaissance aircraft under terms of a $19.7 million contract modification announced late Friday.

Compact, thermal imaging camera for industrial research introduced by FLIR Systems

Compact, thermal imaging camera for industrial research introduced by FLIR Systems

June 30, 2014

WILSONVILLE, Ore., 30 June 2014. FLIR Systems in Wilsonville, Ore., is introducing the A6700sc compact, thermal imaging camera for industrial research and development to enable users to capture and record thermal distribution and thermal variations in real-time.

Naval criminal investigators reach out to industry for tiny convert surveillance camera

Naval criminal investigators reach out to industry for tiny convert surveillance camera

June 27, 2014

QUANTICO, Va., 27 June 2014. U.S. Navy criminal investigators are surveying industry to find electro-optics companies able to build a tiny surveillance camera roughly the size of a stick of chewing gum.

Aviation authorities to brief industry this fall on UAV sense-and-avoid technologies

Aviation authorities to brief industry this fall on UAV sense-and-avoid technologies

June 27, 2014

LAUREL, Md., 27 June 2014. U.S. government aviation authorities will meet with industry this fall to discuss lightweight sense-and-avoid technologies to enable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to operate safely with manned aircraft in crowded civil airspace.

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