Telops is pleased to announce that as of Monday, February 28th 2011 it has been awarded a contract valued at over $600,000 by Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC). The contract includes the delivery of two Telops HD-IR 1280 High Definition Infrared Cameras. This substantial agreement with Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) reinforces Telops' position as a leading supplier in the high-end infrared camera market. These sophisticated infrared cameras will help top scientists benefit from a Telops revolutionary patented technology such as the Real-Time Temperature Calibration. Instantaneous availability of processed and calibrated images will assist Canadian Forces in their efforts.
"We are delighted to continue our long collaboration with such a world class organization as DRDC. Our unique infrared cameras will support DRDC's efforts to provide superior R&D expertise and technologies in their focus to remain a first class strategic defence resource." says Paul Chabot, VP Sales and Marketing at Telops.
The Telops HD-IR 1280 camera systems will be used by DRDC defence scientists and engineers in their research examining the role of air borne reconnaissance as an option for the Canadian Forces.
Telops is a leading supplier of high performance infrared cameras and hyperspectral imaging systems for defence and security, environmental and industrial applications. Telops also offers R&D services for optical system technology development. In addition to providing specialized opto-electronic engineering services, Telops has also developed the new HD-IR 1280 High Definition Scientific Infrared Camera, the FAST-IR 1000, the first 1,000 FPS Infrared Camera, the TEL-1000, and the powerful Hyper-Cam providing information rich data for a wide variety of applications. With Telops Systems, you will detect, identify and quantify remote substances previously invisible.
DRDC is an agency of the Canadian Department of National Defence responding to the scientific and technological needs of the Canadian Forces. Its mission is to ensure that the CF remains scientifically and operationally relevant. The agency is made up of nine research centres located across Canada with a corporate office in Ottawa. DRDC has an annual budget of $350M and employs 1800 people. With a broad scientific program, DRDC actively collaborates with industry, international allies, academia, other government departments and the national security community. DRDC's foundation is built on a rich history of defence science dating back to WWII and since that time the agency has evolved to become a leader in defence and security S&T.