Ophir Optronics Solutions

High Performance Infrared Zoom Lenses for UAVs and Drones: Low-SWaP, Extended-Range, Ruggedized Lenses

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Ophir Optronics Solutions
High Performance Infrared Zoom Lenses for UAVs and Drones: Low-SWaP, Extended-Range, Ruggedized Lenses
Science-based industrial Park, Har Hotzvim P.O Box 45021, Jerusalem 9145001, Israel Israel Regional offices
+972-2-548 4444

Ophir Optronics Solutions LTD., an MKS Company, is a leading designer and manufacturer of low-SWaP, ruggedized, high-performance MWIR and LWIR lens assemblies for UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) and drones. Our low-SWaP (size, weight and power) Infrared zoom lenses are ideal for UAV/UAS thermal imaging payloads and forward-looking IR (FLIR) cameras, and also meet the needs of a wide variety of demanding applications in defense, HLS, security & surveillance and other emerging markets.

Infrared gimbal lens

aerial camera lens

Our infrared optical assemblies and components have been utilized in advanced electro-optics programs developed by leading global defense OEMs, and have been field-proven in the most challenging aerospace and defense deployments.

Military-Grade UAV Lenses for Infrared Cameras

Ruggedized lenses for thermal imaging cameras and sensors

We provide a range of lightweight, military-grade IR camera lenses designed to meet the needs of challenging aerial defense applications. With focal lengths from 1.8mm to 1350mm and MTF close to the diffraction limit, these ruggedized lenses feature accurate line-of-sight (LOS) performance and provide detection, recognition, and identification (DRI) ranges up to 28km.

Drone Camera Lens

Ophir sites are AS9100 Rev. D and ISO 9001-2015 certified, delivering military-grade IR camera lenses in compliance with the following standards:

  • DIN 3140
  • IPC 620
  • MIL-PRF-13830
  • MIL-PRF-85285
  • MIL-STD-810
  • MIL-C-48497
  • MIL-C-48616
  • ISO 10110 sections 1-19
  • ANSI\ASQ Z1.4

Webinar:  Advanced Thermal Imaging Optical Solutions for Defense & Security

This webinar discusses the use of long range and lightweight thermal imaging zoom lenses that enable high-resolution vision capabilities and identification, in complete darkness over long distances, as well as high-precision IR components for next generation defense and security applications.

Extended Range Cooled MWIR Infrared Camera Lenses for UAVs

IR Camera Lens

SupIR 50-1350mm f/5.5
Continuous zoom MWIR lens for long-range detection

infrared camera lens

Ophir SupIR 28-850mm f/5.5
High-resolution thermal imaging lens

Low-SWaP MWIR & LWIR Infrared Camera Lenses for Drones

LWIR Long Range zoom lens

LightIR 20-275mm f/5.5
High-performance MWIR drone thermal camera lens

Thermal camera lens

LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6
MWIR Folded zoom lens for aerial thermal imaging

Thermal imaging lens

LightIR 15-75mm f/1.2
Compact continuous zoom LWIR lens

Counter-UAS Systems

IR thermal imaging lenses for CUAS

Ophir provides a variety of high-performance continuous zoom IR lenses that are ideal for incorporation into counter-UAS systems. With proven field deployments, the long-range lenses facilitate detection, identification and tracking of multiple drone threats.

Delivering crisp clean imagery over the full zoom range, the precision lenses allow counter-drone systems integrators to take full advantage of early radar detection, minimizing false positives even with small, fast-moving targets.

IR thermal imaging lenses for CUAS

LWIR Solutions

  • Aperture f/1.5
  • Pixel pitch 12μ
  • Focal length ranges 25-225, 40-300mm
  • Drone detection ranges 1.8 – 9.7 km (dependent on target size)
  • Drone identification ranges 0.3 – 2.2 km (dependent on target size)

MWIR Solutions for SXGA/HD cameras

  • Aperture f/4
  • Pixel pitch 10μ
  • Focal length ranges 21-420mm, 35/110/450mm, 30-600mm, 35-690mm, 45-900mm, 60-1200mm
  • Drone detection ranges 3.5 – 23.8 km (dependent on target size)
  • Drone identification ranges 0.6 – 8.4 km (dependent on target size)

MWIR Solutions for VGA cameras

  • Aperture f/5.5
  • Pixel pitch 15μ
  • Focal length ranges 30-385, 50-700, 28-850, 80-1200, 50-1350mm
  • Drone detection ranges 2.7 – 22.7 km (dependent on target size)
  • Drone identification ranges 0.4 – 8.0 km (dependent on target size)

Extended Range Cooled MWIR Infrared Camera Lenses for C-UAS

IR Camera Lens

SupIR 50-1350mm f/5.5
Continuous zoom MWIR lens for long-range detection

infrared camera lens

Ophir SupIR 28-850mm f/5.5
High-resolution thermal imaging lens for C-UAS systems

Webinar:  IR optics for drones – Where Minimal Is Critical

This webinar hosted by Military Robotics presents product case-studies for the drone and UAV commercial and defense markets, highlighting how robotic systems, both airborne and ground-based, are easing the risks and burdens faced by modern warfighters.

Webinar:  Infrared Optics for Advanced Applications

Precision optics are used in a wide variety of commercial and defense applications, and their performance is often improved or enhanced by unique optical design. Watch this webinar to learn what types of optics will work best for your application.

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IR optics for drones: Where Minimal Is Critical

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Regional Offices & Locations
Ophir Optronics Solutions Headquarters Israel Science-based industrial Park, Har Hotzvim P.O Box 45021, Jerusalem 9145001, Israel +972-2-548 4444 Contact Office Send Message Website
Ophir Optronics Solutions Ltd France La Chenevarie 42140, Virigneux, France +339-7-785 3478 Contact Office Website
MKS Instruments Inc. United States of America 1791 Deere Avenue, Irvine, CA 92606, USA +1 520 260 9305 Contact Office Website
Ophir Japan Ltd Japan Kudan First Place 6F, 4-1-28 Kudan-kita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0073, Japan +81-33-556-2791 Contact Office Website