Rheinmetall has unveiled latest version of Vario-Ray LowProfile series laser aiming and illuminating device to the US market.
The latest version of Rheinmetall’s Vario-Ray LowProfile (VR-LP) is a compact laser aiming and illuminating device that was designed and developed by Rheinmetall Soldier Electronics (RSE) in Stockach, Germany, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
Rheinmetall’s new laser aiming device is waterproof, lightweight, aluminium case that extends less than one inch above the mounting rail to assure the holographic sights are not obstructed. This product features four lasers: a red visible aiming laser, a near infrared laser, as well as two near infrared illuminators.
The VR-LP’s design allows the operator to easily adjust the power settings of all four lasers as well as the illuminators narrow and wide field of view.
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Rheinmetall have signed an agreement with Rohde & Schwarz to create a joint venture in order to bid together for Germanys two major mobile tactical communications and network programs. Rheinmetall- Rohde & Schwarz joint venture which is still pending anti-trust approval, will be bidding for two Bundeswehr procurement programmes: MoTaKo (Mobile Taktische Kommunikation) or mobile tactical communication), and MoTIV (Mobiler Taktischer Informationsverbund) or mobile tactical information network
Rheinmetall has recently won contracts worth total €220 million (US$256 million) from two foreign governments to provide air defence hardware and related services for their air forces. Rheinmetall had to overcome stiff international competition for both the orders that were booked in June this year
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