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The idea of the K9 Vision System comes from an operational need of the special forces. New training techniques implemented to operational dogs like laser guiding and remote control open new fields of use no longer limited by the visual range of the guide. Hence the decision of starting a new technological mission: to create a system enabling to see what the dog discovers in real-time and give it orders when they are out of visual range.

The Verney-Carron company is one of the oldest firearms manufacturers in the world. Founded in 1820 in Saint-Etienne, the French armory capital city, Verney-Carron is a family business based on several strategic activities: the production of security weapons with Flash-Ball launchers, 40 * 46mm grenade launchers and the Vertac range of rifles, and the production of defense weapons composed of the VCD 15, VCD 10, and VCD 9.

A Lyon-based SME specializing in the design and manufacture of latest generation CBRN protection and decontamination systems, Ouvry develops its products in partnership with end users to meet their operational needs. These innovative products are intended for all types of operators: soldiers, Special Forces, pilots, deminers, law enforcement, firefighters, first responders, Civil Security, critical infrastructure and transport services. The French company showcases CBRN protection equipments during the Special Forces Exhibition, SOFINS.

Argo vehicles are successfully deployed with NATO and other forces around the world. The amphibious capabilities coupled with the high mobility and polyvalence of the MIL XT-LF make it a vehicle easily suitable for a large range of support missions, off-road and under harsh conditions. Ontario Drive & Gear Ltd, the parent company of Argo, is an ISO-certified organization with more than 50 years of experience in the engineering and manufacturing of vehicles adapted to extreme climates.

Founded in 1993, the French company PGM Précision specializes in the design, manufacture, and sale of high precision rifles. PGM Precision equips French forces and elite units. It also exports to 45 countries. Thanks to its expertise, PGM offers a whole range of high-quality accessories. At SOFINS 2021, the entire range of rifles and accessories from PGM can be seen and many innovations are present, like the Hécate II sniper rifle.

According to information released during SOFINS 2021, Special Operations Forces Network Seminar and Exhibition, Airbus will place a dedicated UHF (Ultra High Frequency) military communications hosted payload onboard the EUTELSAT 36D telecommunications satellite. As the leading provider of military satellite communications (milsatcom) services in Europe, Airbus will be able to offer a new UHF communications service to the armed forces, particularly those of European countries and NATO allies.