Chemring Technology Solutions is pleased to announce the award of a seven-year framework contract for the supply of the Long-range Initiation System (“LORIS”) radio firing system to the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces Army, Navy and Special Forces.
An initial order for 84 LORIS systems, flotation devices and accessories, was placed under the framework contract, with deliveries expected to commence in 2022.
LORIS is an advanced radio firing system designed to command the detonation of explosives by radio signal for military applications. Offering both short and long-range initiation capability, full answer back functionality and flexibility through user pairing and un-pairing receivers as operations require.
The contract provides for the procurement of further LORIS systems, individual disposable receivers and flotation units in subsequent years, giving the Netherlands Armed Forces the latest technology for short and long-range requirements across land and maritime operations.
Ben Anstee, General Manager of Chemring Technology Solutions, commented:
“The Royal Netherlands Armed Forces are a highly respected user and long-standing customer of Chemring Technology Solutions and are recognised for their forward-thinking approach taking market-leading technology into service. The selection of the LORIS system further reinforces this viewpoint. Following our competitive selection, we very much look forward to enjoying a close working relationship in our progression of this exciting programme.”
Chemring Technology Solutions delivers advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Counter-IED and Initiation systems to armed forces, governments, and national security customers worldwide.
With decades of product development and manufacturing experience, Chemring Technology Solutions provides essential capability for the disabling of energetic devices, controlled demolitions, breaching and tactical operations.