DSEI 2021: UK MoD awards contract to Theon Sensors for Thermis CS thermal imaging systems


Theon Sensors has been awarded a contract for the supply of Thermis CS thermal imaging systems following a recent international tender by the UK MoD for the procurement and support of Sniper In-Line Low Light System (SILLS)-Long Wave InfraRed (LWIR) Thermal Sight “Weapon Sight 2”. The initial order includes the delivery of 500 units of Thermis CS by 2022, with options to procure additional units over the life of the contract in collaboration with its UK-based partner Active Electronics.
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Thermal Imaging – Thermis Clip-On Sight (Picture source: Theon Sensors)


The design and development of Theon Sensors thermal imaging systems allow multiple platform capabilities (found on man-portable, vehicular, aerial drones) that result on high-end product families. Theon Sensors’ night vision and thermal imaging products are currently fielded by the majority of the NATO end-users, providing cross-operational capability and overhaul support on today’s overdemanding collaborative environment.

Michalis Kolotos, 5EYES Armies Business Development & US Operations Director, Theon Sensors, stated: "We are honored by the trust and selection of the UK MoD. Theon Sensors is determined to empowering overmatch through its Thermal Imaging – Thermis Clip-On Sight (12um) solution for the UK operators. This contract follows an earlier award by the Canadian Armed Forces for the Damon (NV) and Thermis (TI) clip-on solutions for a similar Sniper Program, as well as sales of thermal imaging systems in European and Far Eastern countries”.

Theon Sensors is a world-renowned and recognized manufacturer of electro-optical night vision and thermal imaging systems used by military and law enforcement customers in more than 55 countries around the world. The development and production of the systems are made in Athens, Greece, whereas its worldwide business activities are supported by now five subsidiaries, in Germany, USA, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, with co-productions facilities in the Middle and the Far East. Theon Sensors is part of EFA GROUP of companies that have a leading-edge position in the international markets in the fields of aerospace, security, defense and industrial cooperation.


 

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