New target devices with thermal image for the Marder IFVs of the Bundeswehr

As the advanced Saphir 2.6 MK developed by Rheinmetall Electronics, it is intended to replace the now outdated thermal imaging pointing devices currently used in German Marders.

Following a recent allocation of funds by the budget committee of the German Bundestag, the technology group based in Düsseldorf has received a new order worth EUR 27 million for the delivery of new, ultra-modern thermal imaging devices. According to forecasts, a total of 260 sets will be shipped between 2022 and 2023. The scope of these deliveries includes additional devices for storage and other additional accessories related to the equipment and intended for use by the military. Lifespan of the Marder infantry fighting vehicle. The Bundeswehr has given the Rheinmetall Group a new order to expand the

Now Saphir guarantees the full performance of the components in all operating conditions, significantly improving the observation area and the quality of detection during the day. This has to do with the higher resolution of the detector by incorporating more advanced display technologies. Thanks to advanced image processing software, the Saphir 2.6 MKRheinmetall family produces these thermal imaging toe devices with the support of numerous German subcontractors. Among other things, the components of the latest generation from AIM Infrared Module GmbH in Heilbronn are remarkable. It is also important to note that the latest generation of

) Antonio Ros Pau can be an important element in improving the operation of this combat vehicle. (Saphir 2.6 MK has been safe for several years. The armies of other nations also continue to rely on this robust, battle-tested infantry combat vehicle, because these users, including Marder, will bring the troops deployed significant tactical advantages day and night German mechanized infantry units in addition to the MELLS continue to use the Saphir, the new night vision device for the marten driver, The latest technological advances such as the multi-purpose guided missile

Photo: The Marder continues its modernization process and integrates new thermal imaging toe devices. Photography (Rheinmetall)

This IFV Marder 1A5A1 has proven its good properties in various terrains. Photography (Rheinmetall)

The integration of the advanced Saphir 2.6 MK system developed by Rheinmetall Electronics will lead to a significant operational improvement. Photography (Rheinmetall)

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