Sydor Instruments to provide rapid optical prototyping services to the U.S. Army

Aug. 19, 2010
Rochester, NY--Sydor Instruments received a blanket purchase agreement from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to support its optics lab at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ.

Rochester, NY--Sydor Instruments, a manufacturer of ultrafast imaging systems such as the ROSS (Rochester Optical Streak System) streak camera and other scientific imaging cameras as well as image intensifiers, detectors, and other components for aerospace, energy, and the life sciences, received a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Joint Munitions and Lethality Contracting Center, to support Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. Sydor Instruments will deliver Rapid Optical Prototyping Facility Design and Oversight support for Picatinny Arsenal's Optics Lab facility.

"With this newly awarded BPA, Sydor Instruments continues its rich history of providing innovative optical solutions and support to the US Department of Defense," explains Michael Pavia, president of Sydor Instruments. The five-year agreement, awarded to multiple vendors, includes an unlimited dollar amount ceiling with a $500,000 limit on individual Call Orders.

Picatinny Arsenal is committed to enhancing the effectiveness of DoD forces through technology transfers to tap and share the most advanced expertise and equipment available. With Picatinny’s focus on energetic and munitions testing, Dan Rao, Sydor Instruments Sales Engineer, says, "This BPA is a great opportunity to significantly advance diagnostics for military imaging applications. Sydor Instruments is uniquely able to design, develop and support custom imaging and diagnostic systems that best support Picatinny's mission."

SOURCE: Sydor Instruments; www.sydorinstruments.com/press_releases.asp#

--Posted by Gail Overton; [email protected]; www.laserfocusworld.com

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