The Sentinel-3 satellite has successfully reached its orbit. Carrying a suite of state-of-the-art instruments, Sentinel-3 is set to play a key role in Copernicus, the world’s largest environmental monitoring programme operated by the European Commission. It will provide highly accurate measurements on Earth’s oceans, land, ice and atmosphere.
AIM Infrarot-Module GmbH develops, manufactures and sells premium infrared detectors and thermal sights as well as Stirling cooling engines required for the operation of detectors at cryogenic temperatures. The high-tech company combines all necessary core competencies such as electronic engineering, microelectronics, semiconductor technology including crystal growth, optics and precision engineering under one roof.
AIM not only manufactures standard products but also offers customer specific solutions and belongs to a small elite of manufacturers in these technologies worldwide.AIM products are in service with the German Bundeswehr and different NATO-countries. They are also utilised in research, industrial processes, safety & security technologies and environmental protection. Space applications constitute a new important segment.
A high export share demonstrates the technological high ranking of AIM.