PANAGYURISHTE (BM) – John Cockerill Defense is interested in the process of modernization of the Bulgarian Land Forces, whose project in Bulgaria is worth about BGN 1.5 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
During its presentation in Sofia, it was announced that the Bulgarian company OPTIX was officially recognized as a qualified supplier of John Cockerill Defense. OPTIX is the first company certified by the new-named John Cockerill Defense company and will continue to be a major supplier of key areas in John Cockerill Defense’s work such as the targeting and electronic surveillance systems. The partnership between the two companies does not depend on the development of the Land Forces project.
“Today, at an official press conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Sofia, it has been officially announced that OPTIX is the first company recognized as an approved supplier by CMI after the renaming of the Belgian company to John Cockerill Defense,” said the Facebook profile of the Bulgarian company. “The Bulgarian company has already been identified as a key supplier in the field of sight optics intended for domes for armoured vehicles.”
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Translator editor: Monika Evgenieva