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Dutch armed forces receive multi-sensor systems

8th November 2013 - 12:27 GMT | by Pieter Bastiaans in Breda


FLIR Systems has started deliveries of its Recon B2-FO multi-sensor system to the Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO).

Beating Sagem’s JIM LR multifunction cooled infrared binocular, FLIR Systems won the $14 million contract in late 2012. According to Dutch Ministry of Defence figures, 52 of the new targeting systems are currently on order for the Royal Netherlands Army and Marine Corps.

Systems will be used to equip the new Fire Support Teams which have recently been established and which include both forward observers (FO) and joint terminal attack controllers (JTAC) who together oversee all joint fires originating from land,

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Pieter Bastiaans


Pieter Bastiaans

A resident from Breda, the Netherlands, Pieter Bastiaans is an independent defence correspondent and photographer …

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