Defense & Security - Bertin Instruments

    Defense & Security

    Bertin Instruments provides and develops solutions both for CBRN threat detection & identification and Optronics surveillance systems dedicated to the strategic sector of Defense & Security.

    Bertin Instruments is a key player in Defense & Security sector and counts among its partners the DGA (French Arms Procurement Agency) and the CEA (Atomic Energy Commission).

    Building on this expertise, Bertin Instruments is the only French brand offering proprietary systems for all CBRN threats through the products Second Sight (chemical gas detection), Coriolis (bio-air sampler for pathogens collect) and Saphymo’s range of equipment (instrumentation solutions dedicated to the detection and monitoring of ionizing radiation).
    Bertin Instruments is also developing dedicated optronics systems for military recognition and surveillance of critical areas.

    Range of products
    for Defense & Security

    Chemical threat detection

    Second Sight MS is the only standoff gas cloud detector for real time surveillance and with source localization.

    Product: Second Sight MS

    Biological – Airborne pathogens collect

    Coriolis RECON is a portable, light and ruggedized bio-air sampler for biological warfare agents collect for military or first responders operation.

    Product: Coriolis Recon

    Radiological & Nuclear monitoring

    Bertin Instruments provides a range of reliable and high-performance products fully adapted to the fight against CBRN terrorism and covers any emergency situation.

    Product: Radiological & Nuclear monitoring

    Radiation portal monitors

    Radiation portal monitors are specifically designed for the detection of very low radioactive contamination and orphan sources at high traffic flow gates for vehicles, cargo, containers and pedestrians.

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    Digital Night Vision Device

    FusionSight® is the world-first digital night and day vision device providing smart fusion for threat and target accurate detection.

    Product: FusionSight

    Land situational awareness

    Short Range Land Situationnal Awareness system for land vehicle with the have up to 360° angle view inside the vehicule.

    Product: Perisight

    Video analytics

    Module of automatic image processing for analogic or digital output video to be used in many applications for Military and Civil markets.

    Product: VigiSight

    Business cases

    Bertin Instruments-Egypt

    National radioactivity monitoring network – Egypt

    The Egypt state awarded Bertin Instruments for the establishment of a national radioactivity monitoring network. In case of a radiological incident, warning stations installed in strategic locations, will allow a quick crisis management even in degraded environmental conditions. Saphymo has delivered at end of 2015 a first radioactivity monitoring network for the Egyptian State. In […]


    EDF – Rapid Response for major radiological accidents

    Bertin Instruments radiation detection probes delivered to the French nuclear operator are to be deployed in the event of an emergency. Shortly after the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March 2011, a need for additional safety measures became obvious. On the French nuclear safety regulator (ASN) recommendation, EDF (Electricity of France) proposed […]

    Bertin Instruments - gas-detection_LAPD

    Second Sight gas detection camera delivered to the LAPD

    The Bertin Instruments’ gas detection camera, Second Sight, have been delivered to the LAPD (Los Angeles Police Department) for real time surveillance of critical areas such as stadium or fan zones during mass events. Second Sight, Bertin Instruments’ gas detection camera, have been delivered to the LAPD (Los Angeles Police Department). This valuable customer is […]


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