DRS Technologies to Provide Infrared Sensors
DRS Technologies Inc. of Parsippany, N.J., has received a $7 million contract from the Belcamp, Md.-based California Microwave Systems unit of Northrop Grumman Corp. to produce lightweight electro-optical IR sensor systems for the US Army. The sensors will provide images during reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition missions.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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