The scientist André Callier establishes Optique et Instruments de Précision in Ghent.
Spare parts and repair of optical instruments (Belgian Army).
Development of high-tech optics: photo camera objectives, binoculars, compasses, microscopes and telescopes.
Starting electro-optical technology with the development and production of the first Head-up Display for jet fighters.
Development of the first Fire Control System for the Leopard 1 Main Battle Tank.
Mass production of low cost Fire Control Systems.
Move from Ghent to a modern industrial site in Oudenaarde.
First participation in a SPACE project with the development of the CPF (Critical Point Facility).
Modernisation of the Leopard I.
First production order of Fire Control Systems for the ARJUN Main Battle Tank in India.
First development and complete integration of an instrument on a PROBA-V satellite.
OIP’s NOMAD instrument goes into orbit around Mars to study the atmosphere.
The company is celebrating its 100th anniversary.