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Timeline

1919

The scientist André Callier establishes Optique et Instruments de Précision in Ghent.

1920-1929

Spare parts and repair of optical instruments (Belgian Army).

1930-1959

Development of high-tech optics: photo camera objectives, binoculars, compasses, microscopes and telescopes.

1962

Starting electro-optical technology with the development and production of the first Head-up Display for jet fighters.

1967

Development of the first Fire Control System for the Leopard 1 Main Battle Tank.

1985

Mass production of low cost Fire Control Systems.

1988

Move from Ghent to a modern industrial site in Oudenaarde.

1989

First participation in a SPACE project with the development of the CPF (Critical Point Facility).

1990-1999

Modernisation of the Leopard I.

2000

First production order of Fire Control Systems for the ARJUN Main Battle Tank in India.

 

2013

First development and complete integration of an instrument on a PROBA-V satellite.

2018

OIP’s NOMAD instrument goes into orbit around Mars to study the atmosphere.

2019

The company is celebrating its 100th anniversary.