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PRESS RELEASE - Avon Protection Awarded German Navy Underwater Rebreather Contract
MELKSHAM, ENGLAND (January 15, 2024) – Avon Protection, the leading global provider of mission-critical underwater protection and CBRN systems, has been selected by the German Navy to supply its Multi-Role Rebreather for military diving operations.
The contract includes the supply of Avon’s market-leading rebreather and ongoing technical support to ensure complete, sustained operation of the system’s advanced safety features and capability.
The multi-million Euro award was made following the completion of the competitive public tender process and a full test programme by the German Navy.
“We are delighted that the German Navy has selected our innovative rebreather. This represents a significant award for Avon Protection and the military diving personnel who will benefit from the cutting-edge technologies and enhanced operability it will bring them,” said Kevin Gurr, Avon Protection’s Underwater Systems Director.
Germany now joins fellow NATO nations and a growing number of additional global Military users that rely on Avon Protection’s underwater product portfolio.
- Date:15 January 2024
- Summary:The chosen Avon rebreather will provide the German Navy with enhanced, safety, training and operational performance.