PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: Safran Group

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Sagem’s JIM LR Binoculars Win Long Range Thermal Imager Contract for British Army - The British Ministry of Defence, through the Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S*), awarded Sagem (Safran group) a major contract for JIM LR (Long Range) multifunction infrared binoculars for its “Long Range Thermal Imager Programme” - Sagem.com
Sagem’s JIM LR Binoculars Win Long Range Thermal Imager Contract for British Army

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Paris, France, 2012/03/27 - The British Ministry of Defence, through the Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S*), awarded Sagem (Safran group) a major contract for JIM LR (Long Range) multifunction infrared binoculars for its “Long Range Thermal Imager Programme” - Sagem.com. PAR: SAF | SAFRAN

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Military/Defense/Homeland Security Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

On February 3, the British Ministry of Defence, through the Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S*), awarded Sagem (Safran group) a major contract for JIM LR (Long Range) multifunction infrared binoculars for its “Long Range Thermal Imager Programme”, worth a total of £5 million (6 millions Euros).

Developed and produced by Sagem, JIM LR incorporates in a single portable optronics package a number of advanced features, including day/night (infrared) vision, rangefinding, laser pointer, North seeker, GPS and data transmission. Used for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance missions, JIM LR binoculars will significantly expand the capabilities of British infantry units.

The decisive factors in the DE&S’s selection were the JIM LR proven operability in severe combat environments, detection and identification performance, and a complete multimedia service designed to support a real-time intelligence cycle.

The JIM LR binoculars for the British army will incorporate new functions enabling users to successfully carry out their missions, in particular when facing asymmetrical threats:

Image fusion between the infrared and visible channels, to penetrate camouflage during the day, along with all-weather vision (through smoke, etc.).
Ability to record images and videos via a USB port.

Sagem will also provide training for users and maintenance staff.

Several NATO forces deploy JIM LR binoculars in their infantry, artillery, intelligence, special-mission, border and coast guard units. With this latest international contract, there are now nearly 5,000 JIM LRs in service or on order worldwide, including 2,000 with French armed forces. Winning this coveted program award also confirms Sagem’s leadership in portable optronics equipment for front-line combat units.

* Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) is the British Ministry of Defence department in charge of equipment procurement and support for all armed forces. It is based in Bristol.

Sagem (sagem-ds.com), a high-tech company in the Safran group, holds world or European leadership positions in optronics, avionics, electronics and safety-critical software for both civil and military markets.

Sagem is the No. 1 company in Europe and No. 3 worldwide for inertial navigation systems (INS) used in air, land and naval applications. It is also the world leader in helicopter flight controls and the European leader in optronics and tactical UAV systems.

Operating across the globe through the Safran group, Sagem and its subsidiaries employ 7,500 people in Europe, Southeast Asia and North America. Sagem is the commercial name of the company Sagem Défense Sécurité.

Sagem Contact
Sagem (groupe Safran)
Direction de la Communication
Le Ponant de Paris 27, rue Leblanc
75 512 Paris Cedex 15 – France.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Military/Defense/Homeland Security Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: Safran Group

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Military/Defense/Homeland Security articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Sagem’s JIM LR Binoculars Win Long Range Thermal Imager Contract for British Army

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

Safran Group | Sagem
Publisher Contact: Philippe Wodka-Gallien - Sagem.com 
+33(0)1 58 11 19 49 philippe.wodka-gallien[.]sagem.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Safran Group securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Military/Defense/Homeland Security via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Safran Group / Company Profile


Read Military/Defense/Homeland Security Most Recent Related Newswires:

Leonardo Announces Agreement with the Italian Ministry of Defence for the New M-345 Trainer Aircraft
Thales Wins Key Avionics Selection on Brazil’s Azul A320NEO Fleet
France Chooses Safran to Design an Improved Version of the Global Navigation System for its Ballistic Missile Submarines (SSBN)
Leonardo Awarded £271 Million AW159 Wildcat Integrated Support & Training (WIST) Contract by UK Ministry of Defence
Leonardo-Finmeccanica Acquires Sistemi Dinamici and Becomes Stronger in Unmanned Systems
Leonardo Announces Six Additional AW139 Helicopters to The Italian Customs and Border Protection Service
DCNS is Consolidating its Industrial Cooperation Proposal to Norway in the Frame of New Submarine Program - Industry Day Held in Oslo on 6th December
DCNS Starts the Last Adaptation Programme on the French SSBNs for the M51 Missile
Safran Signs Contract to Support European NH90 Engines
GE Showcases Innovative and Efficient Solutions for International Workboat Show
Leonardo - Life Flight Network of US Orders Two Additional AW119Kx Helicopters
DCNS Announces Partnership with Indigenous Defence Consortium
Thales to Upgrade Collins Submarine with Latest Generation Sonar Systems
Leonardo Inaugurates New Maritime Navigation Support Centre At Izmit in Turkey
Leonardo to Exhibit At PMR Expo Following A String of Professional Mobile Radio Successes in 2016

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  BizJobs.com

Visit  Intrinsic Executive Search Ltd





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)