Trijicon® Inc. Licenses OASYS Thermal Imaging and Aiming Technology from BAE Systems
Wixom, MI, June 6, 2018 - Trijicon® Inc., a global provider of innovative aiming solutions, today announced it will license BAE Systems’ OASYS thermal imaging and aiming technology. This new licensing agreement will enhance Trijicon’s expanding product portfolio for commercial, military and law enforcement customers around the world.
With this technology license, Trijicon will be positioned to provide the OASYS line of compact, high-performance thermal imaging and aiming monoculars, weapon sights, and binoculars. To accelerate Trijicon’s business position, BAE Systems will also sell its current OASYS inventory to Trijicon. Going forward, Trijicon and BAE Systems will continue to collaborate to help maintain product quality, transfer manufacturing and operations knowledge, and develop a potential product roadmap.
“We look forward to building on the OASYS portfolio, working closely with BAE Systems to maintain quality and performance, and making the products accessible to a larger customer base,” said Trijicon President, Stephen Bindon. “The addition of OASYS products to our existing thermal portfolio is a natural next step for our business. We are excited to expand our relationship with BAE Systems and proud to be able to offer this platform to our customers.”
The OASYS electro optic product line uses uncooled thermal technology to deliver innovative imaging and aiming products that provide infrared thermal detection of targets to deliver heightened situational awareness to operators.
Paul Markwardt, Vice President and General Manager of Survivability, Targeting, and Sensing Solutions at BAE Systems stated, “There is strong demand and an untapped market for the OASYS products. We believe that Trijicon’s business model will enable them to unlock this market potential while continuing to provide competitive, high-performance offerings to BAE Systems’ current and future OASYS customers.”