Press Release: June 15, 2016
AVoptics are pleased to announce they have been chosen to provide the fibre optic harnesses for the General Dynamics Land Systems-UK ARES vehicle, which is one variant of the AJAX family of Armoured Fighting Vehicles.
Utilising a mixture of high density MT based ferrules, physical contact and expanded beam connectivity, the suite of harnesses are perfectly aligned AVoptics’ core skills and expertise in providing harsh environment optical solutions for rugged applications.
Michael O’Farrell, head of sales and marketing for AVoptics states, “AVoptics are proud to be supporting General Dynamics Land Systems-UK to provide the optical harnesses for the ARES variant. Through hard work and commitment from the team at AVoptics, we were able to demonstrate our deep understanding of the various technologies used within the optical harnesses and also offer continued support during the pre-production phase of this programme”.
AVoptics, based out of Yeovil, UK are a dynamic and focused company, specialising in fibre optic harnesses, field maintenance/repair kits and aerospace qualified curing equipment; in addition their LightWorks division, offering optical and photonic design, consultancy, R&D, structural health monitoring and free-space optical solutions for military and commercial applications.
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