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OIP Sensor Systems from Oudenaarde, Belgium, and its co-contractor Telefunken-Racoms, Ulm, Germany, were awarded a contract from the French DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) to deliver approximately 2620 FN SCAR®-H PR from FN Herstal, equipped with PMII ShortDot Dual CC sights from Schmidt & Bender, new TIGRIS clip-on sights (two variants, I² and IR) in large quantities, as well as ammunition from MEN Metallwerk Elisenhütte GmbH.
OIP’s TIGRIS clip-on sights will feature main components from the French industry: 4G image intensifier tubes from Photonis for the I² variant, and Device-ALab thermal cores with Lynred infrared detectors for the IR variant.
The contract entered into force on December 13th, 2019, and includes a qualification phase followed by several batches to be delivered over a period to be determined during the execution of the contract. The total investment for the French Ministry of Defence, including optional batches, represents almost 100 million euros.
OIP Sensor Systems specialises in design, development and production of high-end electro-optical systems. Principal target areas for the company include defence and space markets. In addition to its wide range of products, OIP Sensor Systems works closely together with customers to design, develop and manufacture customised products.
OIP Sensor Systems offers a comprehensive range of unique products. These include a variety of portable and platform mounted night vision systems and weapon sights, ruggedized CCD cameras, day-night periscopic sights, thermal observation devices and fully integrated fire control systems.
For more information contact:
Johan Vandenberghe, Head of Business Development, OIP Sensor Systems
Phone: +32 55 333 842 – firstname.lastname@example.org