Viking Arms Awarded UK MoD Contract for SWESS Light Battle Systems

Posted on 25 September, 2023 by Advance 

Viking Arms Ltd, in partnership with EOTECH LLC, are proud to announce the award for a seven year contract framework by the Dismounted Close Combat team, part of the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), for the Procurement and Support of up to a total fleet requirement of 12,000 SWESS Light Battle Systems, subject to financial approval.
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703440450 - SWESS Light Battle Sight 

As part of the framework, Viking Arms and EOTECH® will provide the Holographic Weapon Sight (HWS) EXPS3™ and the G33™ 3x Magnifier as a complete system. The EOTech HWS is  considered the fastest target acquisition CQB weapon sight available with true two eyes open, a  proven solution that has been in-service with the UK Ministry of Defence for over 15 years. 

Viking Arms Managing Director, Sam MacArthur said, “We are immensely honoured to be entrusted with the contract to equip His Majesty's UK Armed Forces with this combat-tested capability, in collaboration with our esteemed industry partners, EOTECH®. This recognition underscores the diligent efforts of both teams and cements Viking Arms' position as a reputable contractor and supplier in the UK Defence Sector.”

EOTECH LLC’s President, Dennis Finnegan commented, "We are very honoured to be a part of this program. EOTECH's history of supporting the United Kingdom's warfighters along with our partner, Viking Arms, is a point of pride for everyone in our organisation. We look forward to continuing to provide our weapon sights, lasers, and sensors that help make the UK Ministry of Defence a more successful and lethal force."