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Safran hosts Congressman in New Hampshire

Safran hosts Congressman in New Hampshire
At Safran Optics 1's Bedford facility, Congressman Chris Pappas (at center) is pictured with company President and CEO Joseph Bogosian (left) and Greg Moore, Vice President – Programs.

November 15, 2019

On November 6, U.S. Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH) made a special visit to Optics 1's Bedford, New Hampshire facility dedicated to electro-optic and navigation systems. He was hosted by Safran Optics 1 President and CEO Joseph Bogosian; along with Greg Moore, Vice President - Programs; Tom Ackerman, Director of Business Development Operations; and Read Van de Water, Senior Vice President - External Affairs at Safran USA.

During his visit, Congressman Pappas was briefed on the company's success over the past three years, which includes an employment increase of 120% and the procurement of multi-year program awards.

Safran Optics 1 recently celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony marking a two-story, 15,000-square-foot building addition, creating more floor space for production and engineering, while providing a larger stockroom and shipping/receiving areas, as well as expanded employee cafeteria.

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.


Safran hosts Congressman in New Hampshire
In the photo at left, Safran Optics 1 President & CEO Joseph Bogosian briefs Congressman Pappas on the company's capabilities. At right, Congressman Pappas tests Safran's LTLM-II – a surveillance and reconnaissance device.


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