Sofradir Group News

Sofradir Group appoints Jean-François Delepau as Chairman

Sofradir Group shareholders, Thales and Safran announced the appointment of Jean-François Delepau as its new chairman, with immediate effect. Previously managing director of ULIS, a Sofradir Group company, Mr. Delepau will oversee all the defence, aerospace and commercial market operations of the three companies within the Group: Sofradir, ULIS and US-based Sofradir-EC. “Jean-François’ vision, dedication to excellence and the wealth of his experience and career-long ac...

Sofradir Snake SW Tecless imaging solution facilitates efficient security monitoring

Sofradir, a manufacturer of advanced infrared (IR) detectors for aerospace, defence and commercial markets, has announced the launch of Snake SW Tecless, the smallest footprint high-resolution (VGA) shortwave infrared detector (SWIR). It is designed for use in high-volume industrial, scientific and surveillance applications, such as inspection, sorting, thermography or security monitoring tasks etc. Snake SW Tecless brings camera makers important cost benefits, whilst offering fast frame rates...

Sofradir acquires Sagem and Thales’ infrared (IR) detector technology development

Sagem and Thales bring to Sofradir IR technologies originally developed for their internal purposes Sagem (Safran group), Thales and Sofradir have signed an agreement for Sofradir to acquire Sagem and Thales’ infrared (IR) detector technology development and manufacturing facilities. Sagem and Thales bring to Sofradir IR technologies originally developed for their internal purposes. IR detectors are advanced technology components at the centre of multiple military, spac...

Sofradir demonstrates L-HOT MWIR integrated detector cooler assembly at Eurosatory 2012

The L-HOT MWIR demonstrator mets system integrators requirements to reduce SWaP in military equipment Sofradir, the number one developer and manufacturer of a key class of infrared detectors for military, space and industrial applications, demonstrated at Eurosatory, the biennial international Land Defence and Security exhibition near Paris, a prototype High Operating Temperature L-HOT MWIR integrated detector cooler assembly (IDCA) that offers a significantly improved detecti...