General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) acquired Kylmar (KMC) Limited, a firm specializing in the design and manufacture of sensor and optical surveillance systems for military and security applications.
According to General Dynamics, “Kylmar has been supplying electro-optic equipment and systems into the U.K. military intelligence and Special Forces for counterterrorism applications for nearly two decades. From its inception, the company has specialised in the design and manufacture of highly capable electro-optical systems deployed for long periods of time, often operating in harsh environments, where high reliability is essential to successful outcomes.”
“I am delighted to welcome Kylmar to General Dynamics UK, ” said Dr. Sandy Wilson, General Dynamics UK’s president and managing director. “Their optronics expertise and products are at the core of today’s defence and security needs and are used in such applications as force protection, IED detection and border/perimeter security. Their capabilities will strengthen General Dynamics UK’s C4ISTAR offerings in a wide range of areas and will enable us to expand the breadth of products and services we provide to existing and new customers alike.”