30 Jul '15, 10am

Thales to provide @DefenceHQ with the sighting system for #ScoutSV @gduknews

Thales is announcing today the award of a £125M contract for the supply of Sighting Systems and Ancillary Equipment to General Dynamics UK for the Production Phase of the UK MoD’s Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme. Key points Armoured Vehicle Sighting systems for the SV Scout vehicle which will provide the UK MoD with a step change in its vehicle reconnaissance and surveillance capability The ORION Primary Sight provides a full 360° day and night surveillance capability. The LSA system, together with the Primary Sight, makes the battlefield a safer place for our troops through unrivalled situational awareness. Under the terms of the contract, Thales will supply 245 vehicle sets, each consisting of a Primary Sight, Local Situational Awareness (LSA) camera system and Smoke Dispenser, over a 5 year programme between 2016 and 2021, specifically for the Scout variant of the veh...

Full article: https://www.thalesgroup.com/en/worldwide/press-release/th...

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