With JENOPTIK Defense, Inc. now in operation Jenoptik is well positioned for future business in the North American market.
The Jenoptik Defense, Inc., incorporated in 2011 and headquartered in Jupiter, Florida, is a part of the Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division. Jenoptik provides a wide range of products, components and system solutions focusing on ground combat vehicles and reconnaissance instruments. Jenoptik has been chartered to serve US defense and security customers with its military handheld reconnaissance equipment, capable of day / night observation. Jenoptik is a specialist for thermography and infrared camera modules for various applications. Furthermore Jenoptik’s US locations offer design, fabrication, assembly and test of custom optical components and assemblies for US defense applications, from the deep ultraviolet to the far infrared spectral range.
“The establishment of the subsidiary reflects the importance of the American market for Jenoptik”, states Martin Ruff, responsible for Jenoptik’s defense business in the US. With a focus on military and security markets, Jenoptik also operates in the commercial infrared applications and the laser sensor systems and rangefinder market. Jenoptik already is a household name in these markets.
Again this year the Jenoptik Defense and Civil Systems division exhibits at the AUSA Winter Symposium & Exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from February, 22 to 24. Jenoptik presents its energy system solutions and products portfolio: from integrated starter generators to compact Auxiliary Power Units (APU). In addition the latest model of the NYXUS range checker will be demonstrated at the stand. The Jenoptik staff will be available at booth no. 2237 to present leading technologies suited for present and future military missions.
As an integrated optoelectronics group Jenoptik operates in the five divisions of Lasers & Material Processing, Optical Systems, Industrial Metrology, Traffic Solutions as well as Defense & Civil Systems. Its customers around the world primarily include companies in the semiconductor and semiconductor manufacturing industry, the automotive and automotive supplier industry, medical technology, security and defense technology as well as the aviation industry.
The Defense & Civil Systems division focuses on the areas of military and civil vehicles, rail and aircraft equipment, drive and stabilization technology as well as energy systems. The service spectrum also includes optoelectronic instruments and systems for the security industry as well as software, measurement and control technology. In the laser and infrared sensor systems field the focus is on the development, manufacturing and marketing of laser distance measurement equipment as well as infrared camera systems designed to meet a wide range of applications.