Satair, Metamaterial Technologies partner to bring laser strike protection to aviation, defence markets

Satair and Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI) and its Canada-based optical filters division Lamda Guard have announced they have signed an exclusive global multi-million dollar distribution agreement to bring MTI´s metaAIR laser glare protection eyewear and visors to all aviation and military markets, the companies said.

The products covered are eyewear and visors and are applicable to the full range of pilots — commercial, military fixed wing and rotary, and covering a multitude of operations such as commercial and business aviation, military, search and rescue, police and medevac.

The introduction of these new products will bring enhanced safety to pilots globally, answering the need to address a rising threat to pilot safety, income and to passenger safety/airline operational continuity.

Satair is moving this relationship to commercialisation and will deploy its global presence and extended distribution and parts support services to all commercial aviation and defence market segments with metaAIR eyewear and visors products.

Metamaterial Technologies Inc. is a smart materials and photonics company specializing in metamaterial research, nanofabrication and computational electromagnetics.

Satair is a leader in the commercial aerospace aftermarket. The company supports the complete life cycle of the aircraft with a full and integrated portfolio of flexible, value adding material management products, services and tailored support modules across all platforms.