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Defense companies have come to rely on VPT to design and build their systems for reliability, repeatability, flexibility, large system experience, rugged construction and excellent system performance.

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VPT has a long history—and unrivalled reputation—in the defense industry. Defense companies have come to rely on VPT to design and build their systems for many reasons, including: reliability, repeatability, flexibility, large system experience, rugged construction and excellent system performance.

 

Coating applications include:

• Optics for Laser applicationsF35 cockpit VPT vacuum chambers were used to produce the large display screen

• Beam steering and beam delivery optics

• Laser protection coatings

• Laser focusing optics

• Beam attenuators

• High energy lasers

• Optics for military and homeland security systems

• Rangefinders

• Surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting systems

• Thermal imagingMilitary night vision goggles use VPT's vacuum chambers to produce the high standards necessary for critical appications

• Night vision

• Abrasion resistant coatings

• Binocular coatings

• EMI shielding

• Tank windows

Coating types include:

• Dielectric coatings

• Conductive coatings

• Metallic coatings

Substrate types

• Glass, fused silica, etc.

• IR materials, Germanium, Sapphire, ZnSe, etc.

• Plastics

• Metals, including diamond-turned surfaces and foils

• Replicated optics

Product types include:

• Mirror coatings: High Reflectivity (High R), enhanced and protected metal mirrors, hot mirrors, cold mirrors, beam splitters

• Optical Filters: bandpass, shortpass, longpass, narrow bandpass, wideband,    notch, neutral density, laser line filters, blocking filters

• Anti-reflection coatings

 

 

 

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