Rheinmetall contracted for 9,640 VarioRay LLM by Swiss Army
Rheinmetall has been contracted to deliver 9,640 VarioRay LLM (laser light modules) to the Swiss Army between May 2020 and Q4 2022.
The contract also covers the provision of accessories, spare parts and training services.
In Switzerland the device is known as LLM19. It is used on assault rifles and can discover, identify and mark targets. It weights approximately 240g. Night vision and thermal imaging modes are also available with the VarioRay LLM.
Although no set value for the contract has been made public, it is reported to be in the low double- digit million euro range.
The VarioRay LLM is also in service with soldiers from the British and German armies.
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