ELECTRO-OPTICS

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

Special Forces asks industries for new technologies to help combat divers fight in the water

Special Forces asks industries for new technologies to help combat divers fight in the water

April 10, 2015

MacDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 10 April 2015. U.S. military special operations experts are reaching out to industry for new technologies to help combat divers and swimmers maneuver, navigate, communicate, and fight in the water.

Not your grandfather's submarine periscope

April 7, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 7 April 2015. We've all seen the movies -- Run Silent, Run Deep; Das Boot; U-571, and others -- in which the submarine captain orders "up periscope," a big tube rises, the captain quickly unfolds a pair of handles, swivels his hat backwards, and looks through eyepieces while rotating the tube around 360 degrees to see what's on the surface.

Navy providing new photonics sensor masts to improve attack submarine stealth ans survivability

Navy providing new photonics sensor masts to improve attack submarine stealth and survivability

April 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, 6 April 2015. U.S. Navy submarine experts needed improved sensor photonics masts for Virginia-class fast attack submarines to improve stealthiness and survivability. They found their solution from L3 KEO in Northampton, Mass.

Army researchers survey industry for suppliers of Aeryon SkyRanger small helicopter drones

Army researchers survey industry for suppliers of Aeryon SkyRanger small helicopter drones

April 3, 2015

NATICK, Mass., 3 April 2015. U.S. Army soldier systems experts are surveying industry to find companies able to supply the SkyRanger small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), designed by Aeryon Labs Inc. in Waterloo Ontario.

DARPA surveys industry for mature unmanned sensor payloads to detect and classify surface vessels

DARPA surveys industry for mature unmanned sensor payloads to detect and classify surface vessels

March 30, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 30 March 2015. U.S. military researchers are surveying industry to find mature electro-optic sensor payload and signal-processing technologies that can help unmanned surface vessels (USVs) detect and classify other surface ships in the area.

Army scientists ask industry for camouflage fabrics that hide soldiers from electro-optical sensors

Army scientists ask industry for camouflage fabrics that hide soldiers from electro-optical sensors

March 26, 2015

NATICK, Mass., 26 March 2015. U.S. Army electro-optics experts are reaching out to industry for ideas on how to develop electro-optical camouflaged fabric to help warfighters hide from enemy short-wave infrared (SWIR) sensors.

Night Optics to provide 2,000 monocular military night-vision viewing devices for Jordanian military

Night Optics to provide 2,000 monocular military night-vision viewing devices for Jordanian military

March 26, 2015

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 26 March 2015. U.S. Army night-vision experts needed low-light vision equipment for the Jordanian armed forces. They found their solution from Night Optics Inc. in Huntington Beach, Calif.

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