Optronics specialist Opto Space & Defense has signed an MoU with Israeli manufacturer Smart Shooter to introduce the SMASH family of fire control systems into the Brazilian military and public security markets.
‘The new partnership provides support in the marketing, training and after-sales of Smart Shooter products in Brazil in this first phase,’ Smart Shooter announced on 21 October.
Subsequent phases could include assembly, integration, testing and manufacture of some Smash parts in Brazil.
Smart Shooter is seeking new markets for its SMASH products. NATO has been evaluating the technology as a potential C-UAS solution; and last month, the US Army tested the the SMASH 2000 fire control-enabled rifle sight under the Foreign Comparative Test Program, which determines whether mature international technologies can plug gaps in US military capabilities.
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