The Brazilian Strategic Defense Company Opto S&D, of the Akaer Group, and the Israeli Defense Company Smart Shooter will jointly explore the commercial potential of Smart Shooter products in Brazil, both in the Brazilian Armed Forces and in the Public Security Forces.
Opto Space & Defense develops and manufactures optronic systems for the space and defense market. Smart Shooter’s SMASH Fire Control solutions allow the operator to quickly and effectively neutralize any ground or airborne, manned or unmanned threat through automatic detection, tracking, and effective engagement. The new partnership provides support in the marketing, training and after-sales of Smart Shooter products in Brazil in this first phase.
The MoU signed between the companies also foresees the expansion of the market in a second phase. Assembly, integration, testing and manufacture of some parts in Brazil are also being considered at a later stage.
“This partnership will bring to future national customers of Smart Shooter products the tranquility and security of having a Strategic Defense company improving the operational life of these products” said Claudio Carvas, CEO of Opto Space & Defense.
“SMASH is a combat-proven Fire Control solution that ensures each round finds its target,” said Michal Mor, Smart Shooter CEO. “Bringing precision-missile targeting algorithms and advanced electro-optical processing capabilities into standard infantry, SMASH offers a unique “One Shot – One Hit” capability and ultimately revolutionizes the world of small arms and optics.”
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