Military & Defense News

  1. SPIE Defense, Security, And Sensing Thrives In Baltimore
    3/19/2013

    Driven by the critical role photonic technologies play in today’s defense and industrial economies, the SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing (DSS) conference and exhibition have grown to become the leading forum where developers of advanced technologies and products meet face-to-face with government and industry customers

  2. PG&O® Provides Complete Turnkey Optical Solutions For Military, Avionics, SWIR, And LADAR Apps
    3/13/2013

    Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O), global experts in optical manufacturing and precision thin film coatings, offers complete turnkey optical solutions for military and defense applications.  PG&O provides thin film coating solutions for avionics, such as precision, narrow-cone-angle optical filters, which can be customized for displays.

  3. IEEE Photonics Society’s 2012 Avionics, Fiber-Optics & Photonics Conference To Showcase Recent Strides In Deploying Fiber Optics And Photonics Technology On Commercial & Military Platforms
    8/1/2012

    The IEEE Photonics Society’s 2012 Avionics, Fiber-Optics & Photonics Conference (AVFOP 2012) is an application-oriented conference which provides a common international forum for leaders, researchers, engineers, technicians, logisticians, manufacturers and instructors to convene and discuss all aspects of severe environment fiber optic component systems and technology, as well as the reliability, maintainability, producibility, supportability, and future direction of those systems.

  4. LightWorks Optics, Inc. Awarded Optical Production Contract As Part of US Foreign Military Sales Contract
    7/17/2012

    LightWorks Optics, Inc. a leading provider of precision optical systems, assemblies and components, has been awarded two contracts totaling more than $20 million dollars from Lockheed Martin for the production of two specialized optical assemblies integral to the Infrared Search and Track (IRST™) sensor system for the F-15.

  5. Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Compact, Rugged Solid-State Laser For Military Applications Against Anti-Ship Cruise Missile Components
    5/1/2012

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has test fired the first product in its next-generation FIRESTRIKE™ family of high-energy, solid-state lasers that meet goals for size and weight reduction and ruggedization for operational applications.

  6. Sofradir Shows The Future In Infrared Detection For Military And Space Applications At SPIE DSS 2012
    4/25/2012

    Sofradir will demo what it considers to be the future industry standard for infrared (IR) detection in high performance systems, a prototype 10-micron pixel pitch MWIR, at SPIE DSS in Baltimore, April 23 – 27, stand 1711.

    Trend towards smaller pixel pitch IR detectors means significant increases in identifying smaller objects at greater distances.

  7. SCHOTT To Present Advancements In Military Glass And Optics Technology At Defense Security And Sensing Conference
    4/24/2012

    SCHOTT Defense, a division of SCHOTT North America, Inc., is exhibiting (booth 1519) its innovations in military-application glass and optics technologies at the Defense Security and Sensing (DSS) trade show in Baltimore from April 23 to 27.

  8. SCHOTT Offers Ultra-Strong Cover Glass For Military Display And Touch Screen Devices
    4/24/2012

    SCHOTT the developer of specialized, high tech glass and glass ceramics for defense and homeland security applications, recently announced the immediate availability of its ultra-strong cover glass Xensation Cover.

  9. SCHOTT Defense To Meet With Congressional Leaders To Advance Investment In Military Glass And Optics Technology
    4/24/2012

    SCHOTT North America, Inc. will meet with Congressional leaders today to discuss the importance of the optics industry to the United States, and how Congress can support the industry's critical, high technology manufacturing, its growth and spur job creation.

  10. Goodrich ISR Systems Introduces Cubic Inch SWIR Camera For Military Imaging
    4/20/2012

    Goodrich Corporation introduces the smallest shortwave infrared (SWIR) camera. The new GA640C-15A is smaller, lighter and uses less power than any other SWIR camera on the market today.