Intevac Photonics Receives Additional Delivery Order for Digital Night Vision Camera Modules


Intevac Photonics Receives Additional Delivery Order for Digital Night Vision Camera Modules

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intevac Photonics, a subsidiary of Intevac, Inc. (NAS: IVAC) announced today it has received a follow-on order for digital night vision camera modules from our NATO customer. This order brings the total ordered to over 6,000 units with more than 5,000 shipped to date. Our digital night vision camera module incorporates Intevac's patented sensor design, which utilizes EBAPS® technology to produce digital imaging sensors and cameras for extreme low light-level detection.

"We are very pleased to receive this additional production order with deliveries that will continue to this customer through 2014," commented Drew Brugal, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Intevac Photonics. "This is the largest ground force deployment for our digital night vision camera module and exemplifies Intevac's position as a leading supplier of digital night vision products to the military."

About Intevac

Intevac was founded in 1991 and has two businesses: Equipment and Intevac Photonics.

In our Equipment business, we are a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of high-productivity, vacuum process equipment solutions. Our systems are production-proven for high-volume manufacturing of small substrates with precise thin film properties, such as those required in the hard drive and solar cell markets.

In the hard drive industry, our 200 Lean® systems process approximately 60% of all magnetic disk media produced worldwide. In the solar cell manufacturing industry, our LEAN SOLAR™ systems increase the conversion efficiency of silicon solar cells.

In our Photonics business, we are a leader in the development and manufacturing of leading-edge, high-sensitivity imaging products and vision systems. Our products primarily address the defense markets.

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Jeff Andreson, 408-986-9888
Chief Financial Officer
Linda Grantham, 408-986-9888
Marketing Director

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