3D-Radar acquired by the original founders

By admin • March 1st, 2018

Oslo, March 1, 2018 – The original founders of the company, radar expert Dr Egil Eide and processing and communication specialist Dr Haakon Bryhni today announced the acquisition of 3D-RADAR AS from Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems. 3D-RADAR AS is company based in Norway and the USA who develops and manufactures high-resolution 3-dimensional Ground Penetrating Radar systems for a wide range of applications.  The acquisition, effective immediately, will enable the company to further develop technology and explore the commercial market for underground infrastructure mapping.

- We will continue to develop the 3D-Radar products and launch added functionality and new features to provide our customers with even better tools for underground mapping, says Egil Eide. The company and our in-house GPR knowledge represent a unique platform for further innovation that will further enhance our customer’s productivity and competitive advantages within the subsurface utility mapping market.

- I am excited to step up as the new CEO of 3D-Radar, says ground penetrating radar expert Jacopo Sala, and I believe there is so much more we can do for our customers. I am excited to show them the next step of GPR together with an outstanding team of professionals in the company.


About 3D-RADAR AS:

3D-Radar was founded in 2001 as a spin-off company from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. The company has pioneered next generation 3D Ground Penetrating Radar (3D GPR) using step frequency radar technology and innovative multi-channel antenna design.

In 2007, 3D-Radar was acquired by VMETRO, a leader in embedded systems and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. In October 2008, VMETRO was acquired by Curtiss-Wright Controls and became a Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions subsidiary.  In May 2014, 3D-Radar became a subsidiary of Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems. In March 2018 ownership of the company is back with the original founders in Norway and 3D-Radar is extended with own representation in the USA.


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