CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug 20, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Defense Advanced
Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) has
selected Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) for the continued development of
indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs), visible and shortwave infrared focal plane
arrays for use in passive, night vision imaging systems.
According to Edward Hart, Vice President and General Manager of Goodrich's
SUI team, "Our team has successfully completed the first phase of this
contract and we now look forward to taking the technology to the next level.
We welcome the opportunity to carry on this important initiative with DARPA
and their innovative MTO group. The focus of this next phase of development
will be to raise the resolution of the camera we developed in the first phase
and make the imager more sensitive, allowing for better night vision
Goodrich's SUI team, based in Princeton, N.J. pioneered the design and
production of shortwave infrared cameras and systems utilizing advanced InGaAs
imaging technology for industrial, commercial, military, agricultural and
scientific markets. For additional information on InGaAs-based shortwave
infrared imaging detectors, arrays and systems visit
Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of
systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets.
With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the
industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide
manufacturing and service facilities. For more information visit
Goodrich Corporation operates through its divisions and as a parent
company for its subsidiaries, one or more of which may be referred to as
"Goodrich Corporation" in this press release.
SOURCE Goodrich Corporation; GR - Electronic Systems
Gail Warner, +1-704-423-7048, or Lisa Bottle, +1-704-423-7060, both of Goodrich