Safran Electronics & Protection Australasia Pty Ltd has signed a contract with NIOA* for the availability of a couple of hundred JIM Compact’s for the LAND 159 Tranche 1 – ADF sniper system – to equip the Australian Defence Drive. By way of this contract, Safran, a world-leading warfighter optronics gear producer, expends the footprint of the JIM Compact in Australia with greater than 250 gear’s, already delivered to Australian Joint Fires Observers (JFOs), Joint Terminal Assault Controllers (JTACs) and Particular Forces, below the LAND 17 Section 2 contract. The Safran JIM Compact multispectral surveillance system, essential component of army operations and real-time tactical data, has been chosen to enhance sniper system surveillance, accuracy and efficiency in a variety of environments.

Safran Electronics & Protection Australasia Chief Govt Officer, Patrice Provost stated: “Safran Electronics & Protection Australasia may be very happy to provide JIM Compact binoculars to the Australian Defence Drive. We’re grateful for the boldness proven by NIOA for this choice after a aggressive tender course of and sit up for persevering with to work carefully with NIOA and the Australian Defence Drive”.


JIM Compact Multifunction Infrared Binocular. (Picture by Safran)

Weighing lower than two kilos together with the battery, JIM Compact stands out by its compactness, robustness, autonomy and intuitive ergonomics designed for day and night time contact operations. It consists of cooled thermal detector for prolonged ranges, HD day channel, laser rangefinder, superior picture processing, and might output information and video to different sniper gadgets. That includes the “Lengthy Vary Sniper” (TELD) perform, JIM Compact considerably will increase the likelihood of success, particularly on shifting targets. TELD limits the cognitive load of the person by performing elements of calculations and permits to interact a shifting goal in a short time.

Safran is a global high-technology group working within the aviation (propulsion, gear and interiors), protection and area markets. Its core objective is to contribute to a safer, extra sustainable world, the place air transport is extra environmentally pleasant, comfy and accessible. Safran has a worldwide presence, with 76,800 staff and gross sales of 15.3 billion euros in 2021, and holds, alone or in partnership, world or European management positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris inventory trade and is a part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices. Safran Electronics & Protection Australasia has full entry to Safran’s OEM information and world community to regionally assist its prospects. Safran Electronics & Protection Australasia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Protection primarily based in Sydney, Australia.

JIM Compact Multifunction Infrared Binocular
JIM Compact Multifunction Infrared Binocular. (Picture by Safran)