Revision wins exclusive, cross-service protective eyewear contract for German military

first_imgRevision Military Ltd,Revision, the global leader in military protective eyewear solutions, announces its most recent contract award: to supply the Germany military with their ballistic eyewear needs through 2013. The project will see Revision deliver over 256,000 sets of the Sawfly Military Eyewear System for use by Army, Air Force and Navy troops. Revision was selected as the sole-supplier for this contract following a rigorous bid process and extensive in-service user trials including in-theatre use in Afghanistan.‘To have been selected as the standard issue brand following  one of most rigorous bidding processes we’ve seen to date, is a testament to the people, processes and technologies that we employ to advance the science and performance of this vital piece of soldier equipment. We are proud to be the German military’s protective eyewear supplier of choice,’ said Alex Hooper, Vice President, International Sales.In pursuit of this business Revision developed a Germany-specific version of their flagship product, the Sawfly Military Eyewear System. For it, a new lens shape was designed and two specialty lens tints were developed: one for specific-wavelength laser eye protection and the second for high altitude mountain operations. The 256,000 standard issue kits, available in three sizes ‘ small, medium and large, will include clear, solar and vermillion lenses. Additional quantities of laser protective lenses and Prescription (Rx) Carriers are also included in the contract award.In addition to being the only eye protection supplier to Germany, Revision is the sole approved provider of ballistic eyewear to Canadian, British, Dutch, Belgian and Danish forces. The Revision Sawfly continues to be the most widely issued military spectacle amongst NATO nations, dominating the ballistic protective eyewear landscape worldwide.ABOUT REVISIONRevision develops and delivers purpose-built protective soldier equipment for military use worldwide. The company, which began with eyewear, has expanded to face and head protection and continues to develop their capabilities for integrated, performance-enhancing soldier systems. To that end, Revision brings the most advanced expertise, state-of-the-art facilities and finest technical minds. Clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, the Canadian Department of National Defence, the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organization, the Swiss Federal Department of Defence and the UK Ministry of Defence. Privately owned and ISO 9001:2008 certified, Revision’s operational headquarters is located in Essex Junction, Vermont, USA, with international offices in the Netherlands and Canada.Montreal, QC, Canada (August 17, 2011) ‘ Left: The Sawfly Military Eyewear System exceeds military ballistic impact requirements for spectacles: MIL-PRF-31013 clause and EN 166. It features flawless optics and 100% protection from harmful UV rays. Shown here: the German kit configuration. Right: A German SF soldier wearing the Revision Sawfly avoided serious eye injury when the ricochet from a G36 was deflected by his eyewear.last_img read more

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Three Atalanta players test positive for COVID-19

first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians Three Atalanta players have tested positive for COVID-19 but all are asymptomatic and have been isolated, the Serie A club said in a statement on Monday.The tests were carried out ahead of Atalanta’s Monday return to training ahead of the new season, due to start on September 19. The players were not named, and Atalanta said training went ahead as normal for the rest of the squad.Atalanta finished third in Serie A last season and reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League, where they lost 2-1 to Paris St Germain in Lisbon.The club is based in the city of Bergamo which was at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy earlier this year.Tags: Atalanta FCCOVID-19ItalyPositive Testslast_img read more