News | August 21, 2007

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Selects Goodrich For Continued Development Of Night Vision Technology

Source: Sensors Unlimited - UTC Aerospace Systems
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Charlotte, NC — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) has selected Goodrich Corporation for the continued development of indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs), visible and shortwave infrared focal plane arrays for use in passive, night vision imaging systems.

According to Edward Hart, Vice President and General Manager of Goodrich's SUI team, "Our team has successfully completed the first phase of this contract and we now look forward to taking the technology to the next level. We welcome the opportunity to carry on this important initiative with DARPA and their innovative MTO group. The focus of this next phase of development will be to raise the resolution of the camera we developed in the first phase and make the imager more sensitive, allowing for better night vision capabilities."

Goodrich's SUI team, based in Princeton, N.J. pioneered the design and production of shortwave infrared cameras and systems utilizing advanced InGaAs imaging technology for industrial, commercial, military, agricultural and scientific markets. For additional information on InGaAs-based shortwave infrared imaging detectors, arrays and systems visit http://www.isr.goodrich.com/sui.

Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information visit http://www.goodrich.com.

SOURCE: Sensors Unlimited - UTC Aerospace Systems

Sensors Unlimited - UTC Aerospace Systems