UAV Infrared Imaging

With decades of knowledge and experience for both Long Wave Infrared & Mid Wave Infrared lenses for the UAV industry, Ophir has earned its reputation as a world-leading designer and manufacturer in this field. We develop and deliver a wide range of IR complex lens assemblies with fixed, motorized focus and zoom lenses, which supports UAV MWIR & LWIR imaging.

Whatever your needs, we’ve got the lens

Ophir provides a global solution for infrared imaging for UAV payloads, for military, security and emerging UAV applications. Our in-house R&D team works in collaboration with OEM defense customers and detector manufacturers, to develop and design products answering the Size Weight and Power (SWAP) constraints of the UAV payload platforms, with the unparalleled optical performance for which we are known worldwide.

UAV Lens Characteristics

  • Small Form Factor lenses to fit miniature gimbals
  • Ultra-light weight Zoom & Fixed focus lenses
  • High optical performance
  • Low power consumption
  • Designed for UAV payloads, drones and hand-held device applications
  • High durability or low reflection hard carbon AR coatings
  • Fast FOV change
  • Continuous zoom, with fixed F# maintained through the full zoom range
  • Accurate thru-zoom bore sight
  • Folded optics technology when required
  • Compatible with major MWIR & LWIR detectors
  • Diffraction-limited optical design
  • Athermal compensation
  • Maintains focus through the zoom
  • Pre-set, discrete optical zoom position
  • CPU controlled via RS 485 or RS 232

MWIR Imaging Lenses for UAV Applications

LWIR Imaging Lenses for UAV Applications

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