Safran Optics 1 Celebrates Second Building Expansion

Safran Optics 1 celebrated the second expansion of its Bedford, New Hampshire facility today, reflecting the company has continued successes in winning multi-year programs and contracts for products that help in efforts such as the fight against terrorism and drug trafficking.

The groundbreaking marked the start of a two-story, nearly 14,000-square-foot building addition, which will create floor space for production of the PASEO CITV and additional office space.

Joseph Bogosian, the President and CEO of Safran Optics 1, recognized the company’s workforce for its efforts and accomplishments that contributed to historic achievements.

New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Safran Electronics and Defense President and CEO, Martin Sion, State of New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs Commissioner Taylor Caswell and many highly placed officials attended the groundbreaking ceremony

Safran Optics 1 is a global leader in the design and production of high-performance systems and subsystems for defense and civil applications. Its products include laser rangefinders, markers, visual augmentation systems, precision north finding and inertial navigation systems and targeting solutions.