HGH named exclusive supplier of field test benches for the FPSA project
Igny, France, June 29, 2020 – As part of the FPSA (Semi-Automatic Precision Rifle) project, the French DGA (Directorate General of Armaments) selected OIP Sensors Systems (Belgium) as prime contractor to deliver 2620 rifle systems with ammunitions and equipped with day sights and night vision clip-on sights. HGH was chosen by OIP as exclusive supplier of field collimators for the maintenance of day sights as well as for Light Intensification and thermal sights.
HGH, world leader in Electro-optics test equipment, based in Igny near Paris, entirely renewed their range of field collimators to support this project. The OPAL collimator is a compact and versatile portable collimator enabling the maintenance in the field of many other electro optics systems such as goggles, visible to IR cameras and laser rangefinders.
The OPAL collimator is the result of HGH’s long experience in the maintenance of military electro-optics systems. The field-proven COPI test bench as well as the world renowned NV-2500 and NV-2020 night vision testing systems are part of this product range.
“We are proud to have been named exclusive supplier of field collimators for the FPSA Project. The OPAL collimator joins our range of military test equipment by offering a field, compact and versatile version, with unprecedented ergonomics.” said Catherine Barrat, Head of Test & Measurement at
HGH’s OPAL field test bench has been designed to meet current and future needs of the Army for operational maintenance of electro-optics equipment.
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HGH has been an expert in infrared technology for over 30 years. HGH designs, develops, assembles and sells electro-optics systems and software for security, defense, oil & gas, energy and various industrial applications. The company has established itself as an international reference in terms of innovation in infrared technology, through the development of multiple advanced sensors, systems and proprietary software. Since 2016, Electro Optical Industries, the world pioneer of electro-optics
test instruments has been part of the HGH group. Head Office is located in Igny near Paris, in the heart of the Paris-Saclay cluster, where the most well-known research laboratories and companies are based.