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THIS, handheld optronics program of Defense Materiel Organization (DMO) of the Netherlands awarded to Safran

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Paris. 14 June 2018. Defense Material Organization (DMO) of the Netherlands announced the selection of Safran Vectronix AG, Switzerland (a subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense) as part of the THIS (“Thermal Handheld Imaging System”) to deliver more than 1,000 units of the next-generation MOSKITO TI lightweight uncooled thermal imaging and targeting systems.

Selected as a result of an international competitive procedure, MOSKITO TI will equip various components of the Armed and Special Forces of the Netherlands

MOSKITO TI is a lightweight (1.3 kg), handheld system combining several high performance sensors and modules including an uncooled thermal imager, high grade direct view optics (DVO), Low Light TV (LLTV) channel, a laser rangefinder (LRF), a digital magnetic compass (DMC) and a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver.

MOSKITO TI will provide the Dutch Armed Forces with unprecedented operational capabilities and fulfill a broad range of operational needs, including day and night observation, target acquisition, artillery and fire correction, forward observer and Joint Tactical Air Controller, in all-weather environments.

Being recognized as the best of its class by several major international customers, MOSKITO TI is serially manufactured in Safran Vectronix centre in Heerbrugg, Switzerland.

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