The brand new program goals to exchange outdated camouflage that defend troopers within the seen spectrum however not in opposition to extra superior, high-end sensors. ULCANS “offers extra persistent [infrared], thermal & counter-radar efficiency,” Fibrotex defined.
The Military has awarded Fibrotex a 10-year indefinite supply/indefinite amount contract valued at $480 million. Full-scale manufacturing will start subsequent 12 months at a producing facility in McCreary County, Kentucky, the place the corporate expects to create and safe a whole lot of latest jobs within the coming years.
“At the moment, greater than ever, army forces and opposition teams are utilizing evening imaginative and prescient sensors and thermal gadgets in opposition to our troops,” Eyal Malleron, the CEO of Fibrotex USA, mentioned in an announcement.
“However, by utilizing Fibrotex’s camouflage, concealment and deception options, we make them undetectable once more, permitting them to proceed retaining us protected.”