Cameras and Vision Systems for Harsh Environments

Cameras and Vision Systems for Defense Applications

Camera solutions for extreme environments are our forte - air and land.

We provide  specific cameras and vision systems that meet all requirements regarding qualification and certification. We also offer performant solutions for customers with complex SD transmission paths.

Kappa certifications and international standards (e.g., Do-160, MIL-STD, EN/AS 9100)

Rugged design: rugged cameras for extreme environments


Land| DVE| SAS

Driver Vision Enhancers (DVE), Multispectral Situational Awareness Solutions (SAS), advanced system for large-bore barrel inspection and more.

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Gun Barrel Inspection System RIB 4D

Laser/camera system for large-bore, gun barrel inspection.

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Kappa optronics | Defense Land Business Unit

Kappa has over 40 years of experience in developing and manufacturing application-specific cameras and vision systems in extremely robust and certifiable designs for harsh environments. The Defense Land business unit focuses on high-performance driver vision enhancers and situational awareness solutions as well as inspection systems for high-caliber gun barrels. Our zero-latency, multispectral vision solutions with day and night vision are based on high-quality LWIR and CMOS sensors. Scalability and adaptability characterize our systems. The focus is always on the maximum performance of the overall system and the customer's roadmap for the future. We achieve safety levels for approvals in regulated markets with standardized design assurance procedures in hardware and software development, e.g., up to SIL 2/ASIL-B/DAL-B, ISO 26262, MIL-STD 810/461/1275, NATO Supplier Code C4792.

Extremely rugged design | Scalable Solutions | High integration capability | ITAR free | Certifiable maximum safety | Latency-free | Long-term availability | Day & night vision, 24/7