The contract was signed during fall 2002 after an open tender in an international competition and three years of trials and evaluation.
The deliveries will be made for 2 years and include a total of 50 000 Red Dot Sights for the Swedish Home Guard. This means the Swedish Home Guard will have the most modern Red Dot Sights available on the market, says Lennart Ljungfelt, President of Aimpoint AB.
Aimpoint AB is the originator and leading supplier of Red Dot Sight technology for firearms. It is headquartered in Malmö, Sweden with all manufacturing done in Malmö and Gällivare. Aimpoint AB is part of the GS Development industry group and has approximately 70 employees. Today, fifty percent of the sales go to the military market, ten percent to law enforcement, while the rest of the sales go to the civilian market for purposes such as hunting and sport shooting.