MSPO 2015: Raytheon and PCO sign Letter of Intent to jointly develop soldier sensors 20209157

MSPO 2015
Official Foreign Online Show Daily News and Official Web TV
International Defense Industry Exhibition & conference
1 - 4 September 2015
Kielce , Poland
Raytheon and PCO at MSPO 2015
MSPO 2015: Raytheon and PCO sign Letter of Intent to jointly develop soldier sensors
Raytheon Company's Missile Systems business signed a Letter of Intent with PCO S.A., Poland's leading manufacturer of optoelectronic devices and laser systems, to collaboratively develop soldier sensors, the US-based company announced Wednesday at MSPO 2015 exhibition in Kielce, Poland.
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Raytheon and PCO future cooperation will include design, development and production of an enhanced night vision goggle; advanced reconnaissance, surveillance & targeting solutions; concept design, development, production and systems test for optics, video processor elements and other hardware elements related to future electro-optical/infrared system solutions; existing products and capabilities for both parties via potential sub-contracting relationships.

"Raytheon and PCO are well-positioned to develop advanced night vision for both the Polish armed forces and global requirements," said Duane Gooden, vice president of Raytheon's Land Warfare Systems product line. "Our PCO partners have a proven record of affordable, high-quality design and production in the optoelectronic market. Our combined expertise will position us to compete aggressively in the global market."

Earlier this year, Raytheon Missile Systems signed an LOI with MESKO to pursue opportunities related to Poland's air defense architecture and advanced defense technologies. Included in that agreement were areas for partnership in such categories as Patriot GEM-T missile sub-system production and qualification ; Patriot GEM-T missile integration, assembly and production; Excalibur 155 mm precision artillery projectile; TALON laser guided rocket

"Raytheon Company has signed seven contract awards and more than 30 LOIs with Polish industry, all focused on bringing work share to those partners," the company announced today at MSPO 2015.

PCO SA has been producing optoelectronic devices and laser systems for military equipment for more than 38 years. The firm provides a range of modern, reliable and safe products to help increase security in the defense industry. Included in the PCO portfolio are a wide range of night vision goggles and monoculars, aviator's goggles and thermovision binoculars, as well as day-night and night vision aiming sights, collimator sights, periscopes for various armored vehicles and laser rangefinders.