Artemis provides the US with laser protection for armoured vehicle periscopes

Artemis provides the US with laser protection for armoured vehicle periscopes

Artemis Optical, leaders in the design and manufacture of bespoke optical thin film coatings, is providing a leading US defence supplier with laser protection for a US armoured vehicle. This contract forms a $1m, three-year partnership to provide filters for around 400 platforms, which will protect personnel against laser threats to the vehicles’ periscopes. 

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Artemis eyes wider market for laser protection filters

Artemis eyes wider market for laser protection filters

UK-based optical thin-film coatings specialist Artemis Optical is aiming its thermal imaging protection filter technology at a wider range of applications, following initial deployment in armored vehicles.

The Plymouth-headquartered firm says that the filter has been developed to counter what it describes as the growing threat to thermal camera systems posed by long-wave infrared (LWIR) lasers.

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Artemis Optical technology boosts laser protection in latest infrared systems

Artemis Optical technology boosts laser protection in latest infrared systems

Plymouth, Devon, UK, 7 July, 2016 - Artemis Optical Limited (www.artemis-optical.co.uk), the designer and manufacturer of high-precision optical filters including laser protection filters used by the American military and others, has developed technology to protect the detectors in advanced infrared cameras and sighting systems.

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