Optex Systems, a manufacturer of precision optical sighting systems for domestic and worldwide military and commercial applications, has been awarded a $1.35 million contract by defense industry firm General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, to provide LAV 6.0 optimized weapon system support for Optex’s Commander Sighting System. This in-service support will continue over the next three years for their existing fleet of Light Armored Vehicles.
General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is a defense industry leader in land and amphibious systems development and integration. Based in London, Ontario, the Canadian operations employs approximately 2,000 people in the design, manufacture and support of light- and medium-armored vehicles, and are specialists in machining, materials, electronics, software development, prototyping, logistics support and systems integration.
“We are pleased to receive our first maintenance system support contract from General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada,” said Danny Schoening, Optex’s CEO. He continued, “These critical weapon systems must be maintained at a high level and we will continue to work with our customers to meet and exceed their expectations and the expectations of their customers.”