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2012-12-11 11:06:30

Sofradir secures first contract win from Indian space agency

High value contract covers new innovations for longer-life infrared detectors targeting space

Sofradir, a developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared detectors for military, space and industrial applications, announced that ISRO/SAC, the Indian Space Research Organization’s Space Applications Center in Ahmedabad has awarded Sofradir a 2.5 year infrared detector contract.

Under the contract, Sofradir will develop large format infrared detector prototypes for testing and will deliver numerous flight models. The value of the contract is undisclosed.

ISRO/SAC will receive flight models of Sofradir’s best selling IR detector for space applications, the large format 1000x256 Saturn SWIR (ShortWave InfraRed). ISRO/SAC will use Saturn SWIR for future projects within the scope of India’s hyperspectral earth observation satellite developments.



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