USA: Intevac Photonics Gets USD 9.59 Million ISIE4000 Contract

Intevac Photonics, Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., is being awarded a $9,596,806 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for research and development that will improve and characterize the performance of the ISIE4000 electron bombarded active pixel sensor night vision camera in support of various Navy aircraft platforms.

Work will be performed in Santa Clara, Calif., and is expected to be completed in July 2016.  This contract was competitively procured via Broad Agency Announcement, with one offer received.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

About Intevac

Intevac Vision Systems develops and manufactures compact, cost-effective, high-sensitivity digital-optical sensors, cameras and systems for the capture and display of low-light images based on Intevac’s core Electron Bombarded Active Pixel Sensor (EBAPS®) technology. These products are used for digital night vision and long range target identification. We also develop high resolution near-eye and head-mounted display systems for multiple applications in the commercial and military markets.


Source: defense, July 20, 2011;