July, 2022: MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, is pleased to announce that the Ophir® Optics Group has been honored with a 2021 Gold Level Supplier Award from BAE Systems Electronic Systems. BAE Systems Electronic Systems develops and delivers a wide range of advanced technology-led solutions for the commercial and military electronics markets, and is a leader in the field. The award, announced on March 28, 2022, acknowledges that Ophir provides consistent on-time product deliveries with 100% quality.
“We are extremely grateful to BAE Systems Electronics Systems for this recognition and are proud of our successful collaboration,” said Dr. Kobi Lasri, General Manager, Ophir Optics. “Our collaboration with BAE Systems Electronics Systems has enabled the development of some of the most advanced security and defense IR optics solutions that are available on the market today. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, which continued throughout 2021, we have managed to succeed and retain 100% quality and delivery time, ensuring that our customers receive the high quality products they need, when they need them. We look forward to continued work with BAE Systems and to strengthening our relationships with all our customers.”
MKS Instruments provides BAE Systems Electronics Systems with Ophir advanced IR lenses for use in IR thermal imaging camera systems for ground forces. Ophir answers BAE Systems’ strict demands for high precision optics that also withstand the harshest environmental conditions.
About BAE Systems Electronics Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector of BAE Systems, Inc. is a global leader in researching, developing, implementing, and maintaining cutting edge commercial, defense, and space electronics. The company continuously sets new performance and innovation standards in control, communications, guidance, detection, protection, power, and propulsion technologies and systems across a wide range of platforms. The diverse portfolio of BAE Systems Electronics Systems includes electronic warfare technology, precision guidance for weapon systems, day/night surveillance and targeting, space electronics, intelligence technologies, communications technologies, alternative energy power management systems, and more.