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What does IRFPA stand for?

IRFPA stands for Infrared Focal Plane Array

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Traditionally, IR cameras have used cooled, infrared focal plane arrays such as cooled mercury cadmium telluride to provide for high sensitivity in the 8-to-14 micron wavelength region.
CMC Electronics has been busy developing its Wide Aspect (1K x 1K) Infrared Focal Plane Array (IRFPA) sensor module with an eye to providing commanders greater control of the battlespace with precision targeting at an extended engagement range.
Teledyne Scientific and Imaging has demonstrated a broad background in developing focal plane arrays for space defense systems applications, as well as recent successes in manufacturing and delivery of large format Infrared focal plane arrays with greater than 4 million pixels, and visible light arrays with more than 59 million pixels.
global suppliers of shortwave infrared (SWIR) cameras based on indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) technology, has been awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) to develop an unprecedented 1280 x 1024 pixel, dual-wavelength, visible and shortwave infrared focal plane array (FPA).