Optex Systems to deliver laser-protected periscopes to US Army

24 April 2016 (Last Updated April 24th, 2016 18:30)

US-based optical sighting systems manufacturer Optex Systems has secured a contract to supply new periscopes for the US Army.

US-based optical sighting systems manufacturer Optex Systems has secured a contract to supply new periscopes for the US Army.

Under the terms of the $841,000 deal, the company will supply an undisclosed number of periscopes to be installed aboard the army's Abrams tanks.

The periscopes will feature glass and plastic laser protection for soldiers' eyes.

"We take pride in providing great optics solutions for our soldiers who are utilising and maintaining the current Abrams fleet."

Optex Danny Schoening CEO said: "This order further cements our relationship with the US Army representing several compelling value propositions for the company.

"Through this established customer, we are able to expand our order base to provide a recurring revenue stream while strengthening our foothold in the market.

"We take pride in providing great optics solutions for our soldiers who are utilising and maintaining the current Abrams fleet. We remain committed to our focus on development and innovation and anticipate many forthcoming purchase orders."

The contract provides an option for an additional $841,000 order in the future.