AeroGlow Awarded To Supply Of HaLO Emergency Lighting Systems For UK Boxer Programme
In an extra sub-contract award, as a part of the UK Boxer Mechanised Infantry Car Programme for the British Military, KMW and WFEL have signed a contract with AeroGlow Worldwide for the provision of the most recent HaLO Car Egress Lighting Techniques. This contract is for the supply of bespoke HaLO methods, with deliveries commencing in 2021 and working by means of to 2031. The awarding of this sub-contract to a UK SME demonstrates the dedication to supply 60% by worth of the Boxer contract from throughout the UK, defending sovereign engineering and manufacturing expertise and making certain that the automobiles stay supported by means of their 30-year operational life.
This contract award mirrors a contract awarded to AeroGlow Worldwide by Rheinmetall and RBSL which – along with KMW and WFEL – are joint companions within the UK for the manufacture of the Boxer automobiles for the British Military. Emergency lighting methods have been recognised as security crucial for the Boxer automobiles and Salisbury-based AeroGlow says that having the HaLO system fitted to Boxer will make sure the mitigation of drowning and egress dangers for British army personnel for the foreseeable future. The emergency lighting methods will likely be built-in into the Boxer automobiles by WFEL at their new, state-of-the-art Boxer MIV manufacturing facility in Stockport.
Enterprise Improvement Director Keith White commented “We’re delighted that the most recent model of HaLO that includes our Capacitor Pack energy provide has been chosen for the Boxer platform. With the contract set to run for 10 years, this ensures the employment of our employees and our suppliers’ employees for the long run. AeroGlow Worldwide appears ahead to offering the egress lighting methods, recognised as security crucial by each our clients and the top person. Having HaLO fitted to Boxer and different UK MOD core automobile programmes will make sure the mitigation of drowning and egress dangers for British army personnel for the foreseeable future”.
The confirmed AeroGlow LED escape lighting system will information Boxer occupants to an exit as rapidly as doable ought to the automobile endure a traumatic occasion – corresponding to harm by a blast, roll over or being submerged in water – and the troopers inside have to get out quick. AeroGlow Worldwide has been contracted to ship the most recent HaLO Car Egress Lighting System for British Military Boxer automobiles below the Mechanised Infantry Car (MIV) programme. The contract is for the supply of bespoke HaLO methods, with deliveries commencing in 2021 and working by means of to 2031.
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