Berlin Police Places Contract with Aimpoint
It looks like the Berlin police is getting a lot of upgrades in the near future. After Heckler & Koch winning the contract to supply them with 24,000 SFP9 (VP9) pistols. They will be purchasing nearly 3800 Aimpoint CompM4 mostly for their Heckler & Koch MP5 9mm submachine guns.
While the CompM4 is not the latest and greatest model from Aimpoint, it does have a proven history but more importantly it meets department budget.
It’s a much needed upgrade due to recent surge of terrorist attacks all over Europe.
MALMÖ, Sweden. – Aimpoint AB, the leading manufacturer and innovator in red dot sighting technology, has been awarded a contract from the Berlin Police to supply nearly 3800 Aimpoint® CompM4 red dot sights. Aimpoint won the contract in an open competition.
“We are proud that the Berlin Police has chosen the Aimpoint® CompM4 in their development program” says Lennart Ljungfelt, President of Aimpoint AB and continues; “The CompM4 is a very much appreciated product by the operators for its reliability and ease of use. Therefore, we know that our new customer will be satisfied with its choice”.
The Aimpoint® CompM4 sights have been in operation with many military organisations worldwide for several years. They have become a standard product for NATO countries. It is a user-friendly, soldier-tested and combat proven sight that increases the effectiveness of the individual soldier. The CompM4 sight relies on a single AA battery to provide a ‘constant on’ of up to 80,000 hours or 8 years.
Currently, more than 1,500,000 Aimpoint® sights are already in use by Law Enforcement and Military Forces around the world. The Berlin Police chose the Aimpoint® products because they want to increase the speed and shooting precision of their police officers. The sights will be mounted primarily on H&K MP5 carbine. The start of the delivery will take place later this year.
For more information on Aimpoint and Aimpoint® products, visit the company’s website at: www.aimpoint.com.
For more information contact:
Mrs. Sabine Eriksson
Aimpoint AB, Phone: +46 40 671 50 20