Alfalight Receives $1.9M Raytheon Contract to Deliver Laser Subsystems for Aerospace Application
“3-Star” Supplier Excellence Award Underscores Exceptional Product Quality and Delivery
MADISON, WI – January 22, 2015 – Alfalight, Inc., a leading developer of high-performance infrared and visible laser systems for defense and security applications, announced it has received a contract to deliver semiconductor laser modules for an aerospace system built by Raytheon (NYSE – RTN) Space and Airborne Systems (SAS). The eighteen-month contract has a value of $1.9 million, with an option to increase the total to $3.1 million later in 2015.
The company also announced that it received the Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon for “exceptional” quality and delivery of its high-performance, ruggedized laser diode subsystems. Alfalight first qualified to provide the lasers to Raytheon for this application in 2007.
“This contract is evidence of the value of Alfalight’s technology and our long-term success as a supplier of lasers to the defense market. We are proud that Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems has also recognized the quality of our products and services with their Supplier Excellence Award,” said Mohan Warrior, president and chief executive officer. “This new business and our strong relationship underscore many years of dedication to designing and manufacturing rugged, integrated laser systems for the most demanding and critical applications.”
Alfalight, Inc., based in Madison, Wisconsin, designs and manufactures reliable, rugged, and efficient laser and electro-optical systems for defense and security applications. These devices serve both man-portable and vehicle-borne applications that include compact visible, SWIR, and infrared laser illuminators, targeting-tracking-locating devices, laser-initiated ordnance, and power-over-fiber. Alfalight’s products are designed for the demands of rough use and are qualified to the ruggedness requirements of MIL-STD-810G or related aerospace and telecommunications standards. Alfalight is ITAR registered and entirely US-based, enabling rapid, cost-effective delivery of turnkey defense electro-optical systems. For more information, visit www.alfalight.com.
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