Teledyne Awarded Army Contract for Third Generation Infrared Imaging Sensors.LOS ANGELES Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. -- Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE NYSE
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temporary duty ) announced today that Teledyne Imaging Sensors has been awarded a $3.8 million contract by Alion Science and Technology Alion Science and Technology (pronounced: ah-LYE-un) is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers. on behalf of the U.S. Army's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate to deliver prototypes of third generation dual-band infrared imaging sensors. The imagers are being developed to support the Army's goal of providing warfighters with the ability to identify threats on the battlefield before the enemy can detect their presence.
"Dual-band cameras provide simultaneous operation Noun 1. simultaneous operation - the simultaneous execution of two or more operations
operation - (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a in both the long and medium wavelength infrared bands, allowing the Army to detect targets at long range through smoke and dust and then identify them," said Robert Mehrabian, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. "The large format focal plane arrays employed in the dual-band imagers are based on Mercury Cadmium Telluride detector material, which can be optimized for specific wavelengths of light."
Teledyne Imaging Sensors, based in Camarillo, Calif., specializes in detectors and camera subsystems for infrared and visible imaging, for markets including ground/air military, deep space, and planetary science, weather satellites, unmanned air vehicles, space surveillance and earth remote sensing Earth remote sensing is data collection on the environment, geology, climate, and other characteristics of the Earth by means of sensors positioned in the air or in Earth orbit. Sensors used for this type of data gathering include those covering all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. . Teledyne Imaging Sensors was formerly a division of Rockwell Scientific Company which Teledyne acquired in September 2006.
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