QinetiQ acquires Redfern Integrated Optics

QinetiQ Group plc has completed the acquisition of Redfern Integrated Optics, based in San Francisco, California, following receipt of US regulatory approvals.

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FARNBOROUGH, UKQinetiQ Group plc has completed the acquisition of Redfern Integrated Optics (RIO), based in San Francisco, California, following receipt of US regulatory approvals.

The acquisition accelerates the development of OptaSense, a QinetiQ subsidiary, providing the business with secure access to the technical team developing highly coherent, low-noise semi-conductor lasers.

Magnus McEwen-King, OptaSense managing director, says, “Having RIO within the group enables us to make the necessary investments in the next generation of OptaSense equipment, especially within the subsea and seismic survey segments of the oil and gas sector, where high performance and high reliability in harsh environments are essential.”

08/22/2014

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