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  • Sofradir to Provide IR Imager for Air Force Tanker
Apr 2013
FAIRFIELD, N.J., April 29, 2013 — Sofradir EC Inc. has been selected by Rockwell Collins of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to provide high-resolution IR cameras for an Air Force tanker program.

The award supports Rockwell Collins’ contract with Boeing for the US Air Force’s KC-46 tanker and is associated with the company’s remote vision system (RVS), which permits aerial refueling at any time and under any lighting conditions. The RVS combines 2- and 3-D technologies to provide visual information to support refueling operations.

Sofradir’s cameras will be used for advanced situational awareness and in the vision system required for the aerial refueling.

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