Revision Wins Exclusive Contract to Supply Swiss Armed Forces with Sawfly Spectacle

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Revision Military wins 5-year contract to supply Swiss Armed Forces with protective eyewear.

Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, proudly announces a 5-year contract to supply the Swiss Armed Forces with its protective eyewear needs. Following extensive user trials and meeting stringent performance requirements, Revision’s Sawfly Eyewear was selected as the all-purpose ballistic spectacle of choice. Beginning January 2014, it will become the standard issue spectacle to all Swiss troops—to the tune of 290,000 Sawfly Military Eyewear kits plus additional accessories. This is Revision’s second eyewear contract with the Swiss Armed forces; in 2008 they were awarded a contract to supply 10,000 Desert Locust Military Goggles.

“Revision is proud to have been selected as the key supplier for the Swiss military’s protective eyewear needs,” States Jonathan Blanshay, CEO of Revision, “With this contract, Switzerland joins the short list of countries that have made ballistic eye protection a priority for their soldiers and recognize that by recommending eye protection as an everyday item—like boots and helmets—soldier familiarity with the equipment once on the battlefield is ensured.”

In addition to Switzerland, Revision exclusively supplies German, Canadian, British, Dutch, Belgian and Danish forces with their protective eyewear needs. The Revision Sawfly continues to be the most widely issued military spectacle amongst NATO nations, dominating the ballistic protective eyewear landscape worldwide.

The Sawfly Eyewear System features a lightweight frame, communications equipment-compatible arms and interchangeable ballistic protective lenses. It’s also prescription capable with Revision’s Rx Carrier, 95,000 of which were also included in this contract award. The Sawfly Spectacle provides superior ballistic protection, exceeding EN 166 and military ballistic impact requirements (MIL-PRF-31013, clause 3.5.1.1 and MIL-DTL-43511D, clause 3.5.10); flawless optics for distortion-free vision; and rugged durability to protect and perform through all the rigors of combat.

ABOUT REVISION
Revision develops and delivers purpose-built protective soldier equipment for military use worldwide. The company, which began with eyewear, has expanded to face and head protection and continues to develop their capabilities for integrated, performance-enhancing soldier systems. To that end, Revision brings together the most advanced expertise, state-of-the-art facilities and finest technical minds. Clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, the Canadian Department of National Defence, the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organization, the Swiss Federal Department of Defence and the UK Ministry of Defence. Privately owned and ISO 9001:2008 certified, Revision’s operational headquarters is located in Essex Junction, Vermont, USA, with additional offices in the Netherlands and Canada. For more information, visit http://www.revisionmilitary.com, write info(at)revisionmilitary(dot)com, or call +1 252-288-5805. You can also follow us on Twitter at RevisionPR.

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