SODERN is a France based technology equipment manufacturing company. The company is engaged in development, manufacture and commercialization of space, defence and security systems. Sodern is principally focused on neutronics and optics & optronics areas. The company manufactures space equipments such as infrared earth sensors and solar sensors which provide measurements required for satellite attitude control. It also participates in space projects through products serving attitude control (Star Trackers, Earth Sensors), earth observation (Cameras, Optical & Optronic Instruments) and, scientific instrumentation integrated on board satellites, space stations and space vehicles (PHARAO, DECLIC, COROT, etc.). The product line includes neutron generators, cement analyzer, coal analyzer, ore analyzer, homeland security systems and airport security systems. The company also develops and sells optical instruments for nuclear industry, defense and scientific research. Sodern is headquartered in Limeil-Brevannes, France.