Vectronix wins continuative contract for FIST
Vectronix has been awarded a continuative contract under the UK FIST programme to supply an additional 1400 Commanders Target Locator (CTL), also known as MOSKITO.
Heerbrugg, Switzerland, June 15, 2011 - Vectronix AG, a leading manufacturer of handheld range finding and night vision equipment has been awarded a continuative contract by the Thales Prime Contract Management Office (PCMO) to supply an additional quantity of 1400 MOSKITO multi-function target acquisition units to the Ministry of Defence under the UK soldier modernization program FIST (Future Integrated Soldier Technology). This order increases the total quantity of MOSKITOs now to be delivered under this programme to over 4000 units.
MOSKITO will be utilized as the new Commander’s Target Locator (CTL). The unique multi-function device combines all essential day and night viewing, measuring and geo-location functions into one compact and user friendly device weighing less than 1.2kg, including its commercially available batteries.
Vectronix has been working closely with Thales PCMO and the MoD for the past several years to provide an integrated solution meeting the requirements of this important customer.
About Vectronix AG
Vectronix is a leader in the development of integrated handheld, mounted, module, and precision systems for observation, detection, geo-positioning, and targeting solutions. Leveraging core competencies in electro-optics, laser range finding, and north-finding technologies, Vectronix AG supports the requirements of defense and law enforcement. Headquartered in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Vectronix AG is owned by Sagem (Safran group) and maintains two subsidiaries with four branches in the US.
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