Thursday, December 3, 2015
UTC Aerospace Systems Acquires Imaging Company to Up ISR
[Avionics Today 12-03-2015] UTC Aerospace Systems has acquired N2 Imaging Systems of Irvine, Calif., a company that supplies advanced optical systems for military and commercial markets. According to UTC, the acquisition aims to complement the UTC Aerospace Systems' Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) business and add new technology to the portfolio of capabilities supporting the U.S. Military across global strategic, operational and tactical operations.
The acquisition also looks to support the U.S. Army's Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) mission as well as the execution of its Enhanced Night Vision Goggle (ENVG) program.
The N2 business will join Sensors Unlimited of Princeton, N.J., and Cloud Cap Technology of Hood River, Ore., as part of the Force Protection business, which provides camera cores and multi-spectral, fused imaging solutions for handheld, ground vehicle, rotary craft and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for military, civil and commercial applications.