The high-power, multiwavelength “JammIR” QCL systems are environmentally ruggedized to operate under the conditions imposed by military rotary and fixed wing aircraft and have been demonstrated for applications that include chemical imaging, wide-area illumination, standoff detection, gas imaging, and infrared countermeasures (IRCM). The laser systems can be configured with up to eight different wavelengths, with output delivered either into free space or ruggedized fiber-optic cable.
The products were independently validated during government-witnessed flight testing to satisfy requirements for the protection of military aircraft from man-portable shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles (MANPADS).
“These successful flight tests have provided us with a significant increase in TRL (Technology Readiness Level) rating,” said Timothy Day, Daylight’s CEO/CTO. “We remain committed to working in partnership with both the defense and industrial communities to accelerate the production and deployment of our QCL technology.”
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