Sofradir holds a unique position in Europe as the only space-qualified manufacturer of infrared (IR) detectors to have delivered several dozen IR detector flight models to most of the major satellite and space missions, over the past decade. These involve earth mapping, environment and disaster monitoring, observing deep space and providing data on meteorological phenomena.

IR products from Sofradir are currently on-board earth observation and early warning system military satellites
Our IR products are also deployed in space instruments such as hyperspectral earth observation systems as well as on scientific instruments


Our capabilities to develop custom-products dedicated to space activities are based on skilled people, space program management and tests facilities which garantee reliability and high performance products.