The US Army has selected Fibrotex USA Inc to manufacture the services Next-Generation Ultra-Light Camouflage Netting System (ULCANS) to protect soldiers from electromagnetic threats.
In a 7 November announcement, the company said it had secured a 10-year contract valued at USD480 million and would being full-rate production in early 2019.
“Today more than ever military forces and opposition groups are using night-vision sensors and thermal devices against our troops, but by using Fibrotex’s camouflage, concealment, and deception solutions we make them undetectable again, allowing them to continue keeping us safe,” said company CEO Eyal Malleron.
“The US Army tested our best camouflage solutions and the camouflage repeatedly demonstrated the ability to defeat all sensors known to be operating in the battlefield and throughout the electromagnetic spectrum,” he later added.
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