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KVH to support remote weapons stations

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., July 16 (UPI) -- KVH Industries Inc. has been contracted to support remote stabilized weapon stations deployed by the United States and allied military forces.

U.S. company KVH, a developer of fiber-optic guidance and sensor systems for defense and commercial markets, was awarded a $2.5 million order from an undisclosed defense contractor.

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Under the deal, KVH will deliver its DSP-3100 fiber optic gyros designed to help stabilize and provide weapon recoil control in remote weapon stations deployed by the U.S. military and allied partners.

"Remote weapon stations are playing a critical role in substantially improving crew safety and weapon accuracy in combat operations overseas," Jay Napoli, KVH vice president of fiber optic gyros, said in a statement.

"We are very proud that KVH's fiber optic gyros remain the sensors of choice for the leading remote stabilized weapon stations manufacturers supporting United States and allied military forces."

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