Cyalume Technologies Introduces its Latest Innovation at MILIPOL 2015

Cyalume Technologies SAS, as part of the Cyalume Technologies Holdings, has been a world leader in chemical light solutions for more than 40 years.

Cyalume Technologies also manufactures non-pyrotechnic IED Simulators, which will be exhibited at MILIPOL 2015 in Paris from 17-20 November, in booth number 5 M 152.

Used by military forces, law enforcement agencies and first responders (police, firefighters) worldwide, Cyalume lighting solutions allow you to mark, signal and identify in the most hazardous situations, including combat operations or natural disasters.

As a key player in the tactical light market for military forces, Cyalume today aims at expanding its expertise and now offers its CyMunition range: chemiluminescent ammunition payloads that are non-pyrotechnic, non-dud producing, environmentally friendly and address cost and risk.

CyMunitions have many applications in training, tracing, marking and signalling and now allow the warfighter to train without the safety concerns of conventional ammunition. Day and night-visible, Cyalume’s medium caliber payloads (40mm) provide universal capabilities in light output and duration with important covert (IR) capabilities in both wet and dry range conditions.

The Cyalume 40mm low-velocity practice cartridge is a fixed-type ammunition designed to be fired from 40mm grenade weapon systems (M203, M79, H&K69).

Non-pyrotechnic CyMunition payloads
This innovative range of chemiluminescent ammunition payloads are 100% non-pyrotechnic. They provide realistic ‘hit signatures’ that are non-pyrotechnic, and therefore completely eliminate the risk of range fires when training, guaranteeing training cycle completion on time.

Non-dud producing
CyMunition payloads do not produce unexploded ordinance (UXO) and therefore reduce range clean-up costs and greatly enhance the training experience by allowing realistic doctrine training scenarios at manoeuvre centres.

Environmentally friendly
Unlike most conventional ammunition payloads, CyMunition chemiluminescent technology eliminates the harmful and costly impacts to human health and the environment. The CyMunition payloads are phthalate-free, non-toxic, non-incendiary, non-energetic, and perchlorate-free. Cyalume’s covert applications leave no residual visible light.

Savings
CyMunition payloads have been developed to address cost and risk associated with traditional pyrotechnic training ammunition. They directly address costs related to unexploded ordinance, toxic pollutants and range fires.

The CyMunition payloads are comparable in cost to traditional payloads while offering considerable future cost savings because they eliminate UXO cost, which are in excess of three times the actual cost of conventional rounds.

CyMunition applications offer the unit commander the capability to train and qualify during both ‘Wet and Dry’ range conditions, allowing the warfighter to complete their respective training cycle on-time and within budget.

By broadening its offers to include chemiluminescent ammunition payloads and by developing innovative products coming from the legacy technology of chemiluminescence, Cyalume extends its expertise and shows its determination to offer top-class solutions to military forces and agencies of homeland security and safety.

On the occasion of MILIPOL 2015, Cyalume’s team is proud to present the latest product innovations as a demonstration of its technological advances, and as clear evidence of its continuing leadership position in the field of tactical lighting and training devices.

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