The Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) has awarded a $600,000 contract Telops. Under the terms of the contract, Telops will deliver two high-definition Telops HD-IR1280 infrared cameras to the DRDC.
The infrared camera will enable scientists to benefit from the patented real-time temperature calibration technology. Canadian Forces will also benefit from the immediate availability of calibrated and processed images.
The Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Telops, Paul Chabot stated that the HD infrared cameras will provide advanced technologies and R&D expertise required to support the efforts of DRDC. The camera systems will aid defence scientists and engineers at DRDC in ascertaining the function of air borne reconnaissance as a possible option for the Canadian Forces.
The DRDC contract will strengthen Telops’ position as a major supplier in the infrared camera market.