Contract wins for Cobham’s IED detection equipment

Posted on 16 Aug 2012 by Tim Brown

Cobham has announced it has received orders to supply undisclosed European nations with hand-held Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detection equipment incorporating its Ground-Penetrating Radar (GPR) systems.

The company said the orders, totaling more than £13.8 million, were received during the second quarter of 2012. These orders will be delivered during the second half of 2012 from the Cobham Antenna Systems site in Leatherhead, UK and follows a similar order in 2011 which totalled £8m.

Fred Cahill, VP Cobham Antenna Systems, explained: “Cobham has leading-edge expertise in the development and application of advanced GPR technologies, leading to more than £26 million in orders during the first half of 2012. Hand-held detectors incorporating our GPR systems protect lives and deliver enhanced Counter-IED capabilities for the most demanding military requirements.”

Click here to read more about Cobham IED Countermeasure equipment.