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Diop Wins IR Lens Assembly Contract

Photonics.com
Jul 2004
SALEM, N.H., July 13 -- Diversified Optical Products Inc. (Diop), a manufacturer of thermal imaging systems and optical components, has received a five-year, $9 million contract from BAE Systems, based in Lexington, Mass., to design and fabricate the infrared (IR) objective lens assemblies for its Thermal Weapons Sight II. The base number of units is 11,700, which could rise to 28,000 units, making the contract value more than $24 million over five years.

Infrared objective lenses are major subassemblies in the Thermal Weapons Sight II program for BAE Information and Electronic Warfare Systems.

BAE Systems makes military aircraft, surface ships, submarines, radar, avionics, communications, electronics and guided weapon systems.

For more information, visit: www.diop.com


GLOSSARY
thermal imaging
The process of producing a visible two-dimensional image of a scene that is dependent on differences in thermal or infrared radiation from the scene reaching the aperture of the imaging device.
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