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G&H Showcases Optical Solutions for Aerospace and Defense at DCS 2023


G&H, a global leader in advanced photonics and optical solutions, will be exhibiting at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing (DCS), held from May 1-5, 2023, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Attendees are invited to visit G&H at Booth #1111 to experience its latest sensing technology and discuss how its customized solutions can meet their specific needs.

"We are excited to be showcasing our latest sensing technology at the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Show this May," said Stratos Kehayas, Chief Commercial Officer for G&H. "Our innovative solutions for sensing and communications in harsh environments will be on display, and we look forward to discussing with attendees the unique advantages that our technology offers."

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Lens Systems

At the event, G&H will highlight its expertise in precision optics and components, including its wide range of optical coatings, assemblies, and subsystems. The company's Optical Systems Product Manager, JJ Conboy, will be present at the Aerospace and Defense demo area to offer an in-depth overview of the features and benefits of G&H's motorized zoom hardware with the latest SWIR product, FireAnt, and the MWIR NightCrawlIR lens, both on display.

Additionally, G&H will showcase its 10x continuous ruggedized MWIR zoom lens assembly integrated into a gimbal used in UAV and helicopter surveillance. This model effectively showcases the low-SWaP (size, weight, and power) integrated payload that is crucial for such applications.

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Precision Optics

G&H's commitment to providing customers with high-quality build-to-print products that meet their specific needs while ensuring compliance with all ITAR regulations will also be on display. "We are thrilled to offer compliant build-to-print precision optics solutions for electro-optic target designation, illumination, rangefinding, and fire control systems to our customers in the aerospace and defense industries," said Frank Weiss, Senior VP of Aerospace & Defense of G&H.

G&H's precision optics capability for aerospace and defense applications in the US market is supported by its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and its team of experienced engineers and technicians. The company's commitment to quality is demonstrated by its ITAR compliance and ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certifications.

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Fiber Optics

The full range of G&H's active and passive fiber optic component technology will also be on display. Suitable and qualified for harsh environments and demanding missions, the company’s high-power DFB lasers, single and multimode pump lasers, photodetectors, Fiber-Q acousto-optic modulators, passive combiners, splitters and taps will be on display.

“G&H has a long history of developing and manufacturing high-performance active and passive fiber optic components for critical airborne, space and maritime missions such as directed energy, inertial measurement systems , EW, LIDAR and RF/microwave photonics,” added Weiss.

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Find Us at the Event

G&H has a long-standing history of supporting U.S. Department of Defense prime and subcontractors for USML fire control, aiming, detection, guidance, and tracking systems. Its commitment to compliance with international export regulations, quality accreditations, continuous improvement, maximum security of supply, adherence to demanding technical specifications, and low-cost sourcing for uncontrolled components, ensures that its customers have access to the latest photonics technology to support their critical missions.

We welcome all attendees to join us at Booth #1111 at SPIE DCS and explore how G&H is revolutionizing the field of photonics technology. Come and witness firsthand how our innovative solutions are advancing the boundaries of what is possible in the aerospace and defense industry. See you at the event!

Our solutions

Mission-critical technology demands uncompromising precision, absolute reliability, and close partnerships with suppliers.

For more than seven decades, G&H has delivered proven optical solutions for aerospace, avionics, and defense platforms, including ruggedized commercial photonic components, build-to print-products, and full-scale development of customized solutions.

We are recognized for the breadth of our acousto-optic, electro-optic, crystal-optic, fiber optic, and precision optic products. Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components, however, represent only part of G&H’s capabilities. Our engineers bring decades of experience working closely with program managers at prime aerospace and defense suppliers. We are able to take on projects at any stage of development and apply rigorous contract discipline and life-cycle management practices to help ensure optimal earned value for your program.