Senop Redefines the Use of Carl-Gustaf by Introducing the Fi
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Senop Redefines the Use of Carl-Gustaf by Introducing the First Fully Integrated Fire Control System AFCD TI

Senop set out on a mission in close co-operation with Saab to rapidly respond to the needs of Carl-Gustaf® users around the world by developing the Advanced Fire Control Device Thermal Imager (AFCD TI) for Carl-Gustaf M4, also known as M3E1 in U.S., and M3 man-portable, multi-role weapon systems.

After three years intensive development program Senop marks the latest technological leap by introducing the first fully integrated fire control system with 24/7 operational capability in one cost-effective solution with optimized usability.

“Carl-Gustaf is a world-leading weapon system within the support weapon category. We want to keep the system updated to meet users’ increasingly demanding needs in the challenging battlefield environment. Carl-Gustaf M4 is the lightest iteration of the weapon and will offer further capabilities with its future munitions. In addition, the fire control system and 24/7 operational capability play an important role in the military kill chain. We are happy with Senop’s cooperation on development of true integrated fire control systems for Carl-Gustaf,” explains Michael Höglund, Head of the Ground Combat business unit at Saab.

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AFCD TI is a smart sight that ensures an excellent first-round hit probability of both stationary and moving targets by using the parameters of the sight and weapon system. Sight is provided with ballistic calculator, laser range finder and both a day camera and a thermal imager in the same casing. AFCD TI is the lightest fire control system for Carl-Gustaf on the market. The device weighs only 1.5 kg and is designed and built to meet the highest usability requirements.

“We are proud to be part of building a whole new concept for all Carl-Gustaf users around the world. AFCD TI offers a number of performance-enhancing functionalities in one and the same device, which is a significant difference compared to a traditional day sight and Clip-On combination,” shares Aki Korhonen, Managing Director of Senop.

The final qualification of the AFCD TI will be completed soon, after which this new capability will be available for all Carl-Gustaf M4 and M3 users. AFCD TI is also interoperable with AT4 weapon systems.

Senop builds new capabilities by tailoring solutions according to customer’s specific needs and requirements. Senop’s Defence & Security portfolio consists of high-performance image intensifiers, night sights, intelligent thermal sights, handheld target acquisition and observation systems, vehicle camera systems, hyperspectral cameras, and multipurpose container-based platform solutions.

Source: Patria
Date: Jan 25, 2022
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