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14 June 2016

Eurosatory 2016 in Sharp Focus

On Stand L693, in Hall 5, in the UK Pavilion, innovation is the key attribute to success. With world class capability in design, coupled with international award winning technical achievement, Excelitas and Qioptiq have demonstrated repeatedly an ability to convert technical innovation into producible cost-effective designs. This year at Eurosatory this is demonstrated once more.

On show are a number of advanced products including the new range of Thermal continuous zoom cameras to service the ground vehicle, border surveillance and anti-aircraft markets. HADES is Qioptiq's latest ruggedised solution for challenging long range requirements with a rapid, continuous zoom function allowing surveillance of vast areas. PanthIR is a 10:1 continuous zoom camera for mast mounted surveillance and remote weapon station applications. CougIR is a 6:1 continuous zoom camera for targeting and short range surveillance. PumIR is the next generation of dual field of view zoom lens assemblies, compatible with the latest generation of 17μm and 12μm uncooled focal plane arrays. Designed for use with all commonly used sensor engines.

For more information on Qioptiq HADES, please see here


There is also the latest dismounted sighting solutions. KITE IN LINE is an in-line Image Intensified weapon sight designed for use in military environments and exceling in the night vision 'clip on' market due to an unrivalled combination of optical performance, size and weight. SAKER is a high performance in-line fused weapon sight combining image intensified and thermal imaging technologies to deliver enhanced 24 hr capability.

For more info on KITE IN LINE, please read this


On Stand L693, in Hall 5, in the UK Pavilion, Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies Company, also shows a spread of capability in sensing and detecting including the HARLID High Angular Resolution Laser Irradiance Detector. The Excelitas’ HARLID platform is designed for use in Laser Warning Receiver Systems to detect and provide precise angle-of-arrival (AoA) information from direct and indirect scattered light from laser range finders, target designators, and active laser Electro-Optic (E.O.) systems.