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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