Slovenia border police selects Sagem JIM LR infrared multifunction imager
Paris, Milipol 2009 exhibition, November 18, 2009
Following international bidding within the context of the EU's Schengen programs, Slovenia's Border Police has selected Sagem's (Safran group) JIM LR multifunction infrared imagers.
As part of the bidding process, Slovenia's Border Police tested the JIM LR for one month in open terrain and urban areas. In the face of stiff competition, these tests highlighted JIM LR's effectiveness and confirmed it is well suited to homeland security needs.
Ergonomic and highly integrated, JIM LR provides border protection units with enhanced capabilities: day and night detection and identification of vehicles, boats, light aircraft and pedestrians at a distance of up to several kilometers, intelligence gathering for intervention teams, etc.
JIM LR's open architecture means it can be easily integrated in diversified surveillance systems. Case in point: the JIM LR's ordered by Slovenia will contain remote control terminals produced by the Slovenian company Dat-Con, specialized in homeland security solutions.
JIM LR is built on the combined know-how of Sagem and its Swiss subsidiary Vectronix. It brings together several functions in a tactical and portable housing: day and infrared vision, telemetry, laser pointing, orientation, GPS, data transmission, etc. Several hundred JIM LRs have been ordered and are in use by NATO armies – including the French Army – and by national security forces for protection, intelligence, advanced observation and combat support missions.
Sagem is a high-tech company in the SAFRAN Group. It is a world or European leader in solutions and services in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for the civilian and military markets. Sagem is the European No. 1 and worldwide No.3 in INSs for aeronautic, naval and land applications. It is also the worldwide No.1 in helicopter flight controls and the European No.1 in optronic and tactical UAV systems. Present across the globe via the SAFRAN Group's international network, Sagem and its subsidiaries employ 6000 people in Europe, South East Asia and North America. For more information: www.sagem-ds.com
Sagem is now the commercial name of the company Sagem Défense Sécurité.
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